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Bullying Among Older Adults: Not Just A Playground Problem

Course: #5660Level: Introductory 1 Hour
Live WebinarThu, Nov 10, 2022 at 3:00 pm EST

The definition and incidence of bullying in adult living communities and day centers including what older adult bullying looks like in this population are reviewed in this session. Characteristics of older adult bullies as well their targets and gender differences will be explored. The reasons why bullying occurs as well as the five different types of bullies are defined. Interventions for the organization, the bully, and the target will be reviewed to help communities minimize (and prevent where possible) bullying and mitigate the effects on the target. Addressing bullying behavior among older adults is critically important for enhancing quality of life and promoting emotional well-being; strategies to create caring and empathic communities for all residents and staff members are also reviewed.

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Live Webinar

Thu, Nov 10, 2022 at 3:00 pm EST

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 05379; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Related To Direct Hands-On Patient Care (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-946470; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Geriatrics

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize the incidence, characteristics, and impact of bullying behaviors in senior living.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the five different types of bullies and their intended targets.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the impact of bullying on older adults and recognize occupation-based interventions aimed at the organization, bully, and target that may help to minimize community bullying.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Incidence and Definitions
15-25 Minutes Types of Bullying Behaviors and Impact
25-35 Minutes Types of Bullies and Targets Including Warning Signs
35-45 Minutes Organizational Interventions
45-55 Minutes Organizational Interventions; How to Respond
55-60 Minutes Summary; Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Kathleen Weissberg has received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Kathleen Weissberg has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 05379. This distance learning - interactive course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Related to Direct Hands-On Patient Care (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC), Related to OT (AZ), Related to OT (LA), Directly Related to OT (MS), Directly Related to OT (TN) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Geriatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.


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