Elder Abuse is Still Underreported: Must Know Tips for Mandated Reporters

Elder Abuse is Still Underreported: Must Know Tips for Mandated Reporters


Presenters: Page Ulrey, JD & Regina Koepp, PsyD, ABPP

What: 60 minute, On-Demand

Self-Paced, Non-interactive, Asynchronous Audio Podcast

CE Credits: 1 CE Credit for social workers, psychologists, therapists, certified care managers, and more (see below)


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How To Earn CE Credits


Participants will have their participation registered through Center for Mental Health & Aging. This program is available for continuing education (CE) credit after the following steps have been successfully completed:

 

Step 1: Attend 100% of the course. Attendance is tracked via the online platform.

Step 2: Successfully pass the course post-test; a score of 75% or greater is passing. (You have a total of 3 attempts to pass the post-test)

Step 3: Complete the Course Program Evaluation & Attestation

Step 4: Download Your Certificate


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Course Description

Elder abuse and exploitation have a significant impact on older adults who experience it, including an increased risk for death, worsening of chronic illness, increased likelihood of hospitalization and placement in a nursing home, as well as increased rates of depression, anxiety, among other consequences.


In this 60min continuing education podcast episode, you’ll discover the impact of elder abuse on older adults, barriers to reporting elder abuse, and receive recommendations for mandated reporters.


Educational Objectives

After attending this beginner-level program in full, participants will be able to:

  • Illustrate the impact of elder abuse on older adults 
  • Review barriers to reporting elder abuse cases 
  • Discuss recommendations for mandated reporters 


Target Audience: This seminar is open to all Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Therapists, Geriatric Care Managers and other interested mental health and senior care professionals.


This program is intended for those with a beginner level of knowledge and experience related to this content.

Recording Date:
This program was recorded on June 21, 2021.

About the presenter

Page Ulrey, JD

Page Ulrey is a Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the King County Prosecutor’s Office. She graduated from Amherst College and Northeastern University School of Law. She began her career at the King County Prosecutor’s Office in 1998, and in 2001 was appointed to the newly-created position of elder abuse prosecutor in the Criminal Division. In that position, she prosecutes cases of elder and vulnerable adult neglect, financial exploitation, sexual assault, physical assault, and homicide. Page conducts training and curriculum development on elder abuse prosecution and investigation around the country and internationally. She has testified before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging and has twice spoken at White House conferences on Elder Justice. 

About the host

Regina Koepp, PsyD, ABPP


Dr. Regina Koepp is a board certified clinical psychologist, clinical geropsychologist, founder of the Center for Mental Health & Aging.

Prior to founding the Center for Mental Health & Aging, Dr. Koepp was an assistant professor at Emory University School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and former staff psychologist at the Atlanta VA Health Care System, where she provided direct patient care and consultation on the Geropsychiatry Outpatient Mental Health team for more than a decade.

Dr. Koepp earned her doctorate at the PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium and completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Emory University Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences where she won the Richard W. Morrell Community Commitment Award.

Here's what you'll see inside the course


Resources


Where to Report Elder Abuse?

If you suspect abuse, you can do something about it. First, recognize and acknowledge the signs, then report the situation so it can be investigated. Here’s how:

 


Legal Resources



Praise for the Podcast


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The podcast is free for ALL to listen. We want everyone, regardless of their ability to pay, to have access to this much needed information about the "Psychology of Aging". We see this as democratizing mental health education.

Only professionals wanting to earn CEUs will need to pay. Professionals, it is with your business that we can provide this education to everyone! So, thank you for being here and contributing to this important mission.

Continuing Education Approvals



Social Workers

Center for Mental Health & Aging, #1801, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Center for Mental Health & Aging maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/25/2022 – 03/25/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credits.


Psychologists

Center for Mental Health & Aging is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Center for Mental Health & Aging maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


Counselors

Center for Mental Health and Aging (CMHA) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7230. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Center for Mental Health and Aging (CMHA) is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


Care Managers

CMHA is approved by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM) as a continuing education provider, #21-905CMHA. This activity approved for 1 CMC contact hours.


Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFTs)

Center for Mental Health & Aging is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. In many state licensing jurisdictions, APA approved continuing education programs qualify for LMFT CE credits. See what your state requires here.

National CE Credit Approvals For Live & On Demand Webinar: Credits listed are for full attendance at the live webcast only. For on demand courses, the CE certificate can be downloaded/printed after completing the webcast and passing the online post-test evaluation (75% passing score). NOTE: Boards do not allow credit for breaks or lunch.


Registrant is responsible for ensuring that CE credits meet the criteria for their own jurisdiction requirements.


*Content and materials in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession’s standards.

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    Important Details


    Speaker Disclosures:

    • Financial: Page Ulrey is Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the King County Prosecutor’s Office.


    There is no known commercial support or conflict of interest for Center for Mental Health & Aging


    Accessibility Requests: Center for Mental Health & Aging is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in continuing education activities and will conduct all activities in conformity with the American Psychological Association’s Ethical Principles for Psychologists. If participants have special needs, reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate them. Please contact [email protected] with questions, concerns or to request special accommodations.


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