Workshops

Ethical Dilemmas in Working with Older Adults

ID: 1036WEB

This webinar will present valuable information to professionals working with families who have an elderly relative. Participants will learn practical methods to identify and analyze ethical dilemmas arising in the care of older adults. The principles of ethics and ethics theory will be discussed as well as moral issues surrounding topics such as: decision-making capacity, informed consent, surrogacy issues, advance directives, promising comfort and care, withholding and withdrawing life sustaining treatment, and the role of ethics committees. This workshop does not qualify for NBCC (National Board for Certified Counselors) clock hours in ethics. [Required for Advanced Gerontology or Senior Housing Issues or Senior Services Management Certificate Program]


Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.00 Social/Cultural, Ethical

Class
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Instructor: Stephen Sidorsky, LCSW
Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm ET
Location: Zoom (Interactive Webinar)
Class Unavailable


Content Level

Beginner - Advanced

Webinar Completion Requirements

About the Instructor

Stephen Sidorsky, LCSW, is a part-time lecturer at the Rutgers School of Social Work, where he teaches Clinical Social Work: Aging and Loss Across the Lifespan. In the Continuing Education Gerontology Program he teaches webinars on ethics, counseling with older adults, and economic policy and the elderly. He was previously the Director of the George Otlowski Center for Mental Health Care in Perth Amboy and at Jewish Family Services in Fair Lawn.

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