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Nov
5
9:00 AM09:00

Insights into the Aging Brain

Training for Adult Protective Services Central Valley Region (Fresno)

We all have assumptions about what happens to our brain as we age. In this training we will challenge these and clarify how the brain works, how it does age and what effects this has on our thinking abilities.

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We will also explore how things can go wrong, including considering the various types of dementia and other conditions that can affect cognition and be mistaken for dementia. We will learn how to work more effectively with older adults generally to increase their capacity in the moment and learn how to address a variety of difficulties, from communication problems to scam participation. We will particularly explore what makes older adults more vulnerable to scams and financial exploitation.

We will finish up by exploring the how you can understand and make use of medical tests. Our overall goal will be to explore how to more effectively understand our older clients' capability and how we can try to improve their functioning in the moment

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Oct
15
9:00 AM09:00

Insights into the Aging Brain

Training for Adult Protective Services San Francisco Bay Area

We all have assumptions about what happens to our brain as we age. In this training we will challenge these and clarify how the brain works, how it does age and what effects this has on our thinking abilities.

brain 3 dimensional.png

We will also explore how things can go wrong, including considering the various types of dementia and other conditions that can affect cognition and be mistaken for dementia. We will learn how to work more effectively with older adults generally to increase their capacity in the moment and learn how to address a variety of difficulties, from communication problems to scam participation. We will particularly explore what makes older adults more vulnerable to scams and financial exploitation.

We will finish up by exploring the how you can understand and make use of medical tests. Our overall goal will be to explore how to more effectively understand our older clients' capability and how we can try to improve their functioning in the moment

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Sep
7
4:00 AM04:00

CAPACITY ASSESSMENT WORKSHOP: CAPACITY ISSUES WITH OLDER ADULTS

This training is for physicians, psychologists, and other professionals who may be asked to complete capacity assessments for court. It will focus on the conceptual framework of capacity assessments and effective documentation.

The presenters include:

Bonnie Olsen, Ph.D. Professor of Clinical Family Medicine; Vice Chair of Research, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Diana Homeier, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine and Clinical Internal Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Theresa Sivers-Teixeira, MSPA, PA, Instructor of Clinical Family Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Erik Lande, Ph.D., Insight Neuropsychology

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Aug
15
9:00 AM09:00

Older Adult Financial Exploitation: What We Need To Know

FBI LA will be providing training focusing on "Older Adult Financial Exploitation: What We Need To Know". This training will last from 9am to 12:15pm. All personnel are encouraged to attend. This training is essential for FBI personnel who interact with older adults both during investigations or in taking a complaint. Lync access to the RA's will be provided. AUSA Elder Justice Coordinator Monica Tait, Deputy DA Elena Abramson, Griselda Gaytan from Ventura County Adult Protective Services and Dr. Erik Lande, a Ventura County neuropsychologist, will share information that will be of critical importance to assist you in investigations involving older adults, taking and evaluating complaints, and interviewing older adults.

Some of the information to be presented includes:

• Information on relevant state and federal laws and guidelines in submitting cases for prosecution

• Information on determining 'capacity and consent' in the state system

• How to investigate and prosecute these cases even when the older adult is cognitively impaired or is deceased

• Increasing your skills in interviewing those that may be cognitively in decline

• Understanding the 'aging process' and age associated financial vulnerability as issues in victimization

• Understanding the role of Adult Protective Services as a useful tool in assisting older and dependent adult victims, including how APS may be used in OPS plans.

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Jul
22
9:00 AM09:00

Insights into the Aging Brain

Training for Adult Protective Services San Diego

We all have assumptions about what happens to our brain as we age. In this training we will challenge these and clarify how the brain works, how it does age and what effects this has on our thinking abilities.

brain 3 dimensional.png

We will also explore how things can go wrong, including considering the various types of dementia and other conditions that can affect cognition and be mistaken for dementia. We will learn how to work more effectively with older adults generally to increase their capacity in the moment and learn how to address a variety of difficulties, from communication problems to scam participation. We will particularly explore what makes older adults more vulnerable to scams and financial exploitation.

We will finish up by exploring the how you can understand and make use of medical tests. Our overall goal will be to explore how to more effectively understand our older clients' capability and how we can try to improve their functioning in the moment

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Apr
29
8:00 AM08:00

Interview for Decisional Abilities Day 2 Training For Adult Protective Services - North Region

Dr. Lande is part of a team training APS workers on how to use a semi-structured interview to determine a client’s decision-making ability. It will help APS workers clarify a client’s awareness of their situation and its risks, as well as their ability to make a reasoned decision.

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Mar
18
8:00 AM08:00

Interview for Decisional Abilities Training For Adult Protective Services - North Region

Dr. Lande is part of a team training APS workers on how to use a semi-structured interview to determine a client’s decision-making ability. It will help APS workers clarify a client’s awareness of their situation and its risks, as well as their ability to make a reasoned decision.

This is the day 1 training, with an additional day of training to occur in 6 weeks.

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Reasoning with the Aging Brain
Feb
13
9:00 AM09:00

Reasoning with the Aging Brain

  • Ventura County Government Center (map)
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Understand of the cognitive, emotional, and behavioral difficulties that can accompany dementia. We will explore some of the stresses caregivers and families experience and how to assist with this. And because none of us are getting any younger, some personal health strategies to help each of us maintain a healthy brain will be offered.

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Feb
1
8:00 AM08:00

Interview for Decisional Abilities Training for Adult Protective Services - Fresno

Dr. Lande is part of a team training APS workers on how to use a semi-structured interview to determine a client’s decision-making ability. It will help APS workers clarify a client’s awareness of their situation and its risks, as well as their ability to make a reasoned decision.

This is the Day 1 training, with a further day of training to occur in 6 weeks.

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Jan
31
8:00 AM08:00

Interview for Decisional Abilities Training for Adult Protective Services - Oakland

Dr. Lande is part of a team training APS workers on how to use a semi-structured interview to determine a client’s decision-making ability. It will help APS workers clarify a client’s awareness of their situation and its risks, as well as their ability to make a reasoned decision.

This is the Day 1 training, with a further day of training to occur in 6 weeks.

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Volunteer Ombudsman Training: Age Well: Strategies to Keep Your Thinking Strong
Nov
15
10:00 AM10:00

Volunteer Ombudsman Training: Age Well: Strategies to Keep Your Thinking Strong

  • Ventura County Ombudsman Program (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

As we age our bodies and brains start to slow down. Erik Lande, Ph.D from Insight Neuropsychology will focus on how to promote healthy brain functioning, especially memory. Explore lifestyle choices and cognitive strategies that can keep us thinking strong.

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