Elder abuse and neglect and child abuse and neglect are harsh realities. This course will identify the physical, clinical, and behavioral indicators of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse needed to identify and report to appropriate agencies. Participants will gain an improved awareness of warning signs of abuse, the clinician's role in reporting abuse, and the steps for reporting abuse and getting proper assistance.
Course created on August 6, 2019
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 3: Professional Issues - Legal & Legislative;Regulatory & Reimbursement Issues; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-732766; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Geriatrics, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize possible clinical, behavioral, and physical indicators of suspected elder and child abuse and neglect.
- After this course, participants will be able to list possible risk factors related to elder and/or child abuse and neglect.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the reporting procedure for abuse and neglect.
- After this course, participants will be able to list resources that can be utilized for state-specific procedures.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction; review of statistics and case examples|
|10-25 Minutes||Definitions and warning signs of Elder Abuse|
|25-35 Minutes||Reporting of Elder Abuse|
|35-50 Minutes||Definitions and warning signs of Child Abuse; Reporting|
|50-60 Minutes||Concluding remarks , Q&A|
Dr. Kathleen Weissberg, (MS in OT, 1993; Doctoral 2014) in her 25+ years of practice, has worked in rehabilitation and long-term care as an executive, researcher and educator. She has established numerous programs in nursing facilities; authored peer-reviewed publications on topics such as low vision, dementia quality care, and wellness; has spoken at numerous conferences both nationally and internationally, for 20+ State Health Care Associations, and for 25+ state LeadingAge affiliates. She provides continuing education support to over 17,000 therapists, nurses, and administrators nationwide as National Director of Education for Select Rehabilitation. She is a Certified Dementia Care Practitioner and a Certified Montessori Dementia Care Practitioner. She serves as the Region 1 Director for the American Occupational Therapy Association Political Affairs Affiliates and is an adjunct professor at both Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA and Gannon University in Erie, PA.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 3: Professional Issues - Legal & Legislative;Regulatory & Reimbursement Issues Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
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), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) 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.
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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Geriatrics, Pediatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.