Ethical Issues of Care with Older Adults

ID: 1134WEB

This webinar will focus on decision making capacity and tensions between personal values, the NASW Code of Ethics, and ethical principles, when working with cognitively compromised older adults. Participants will have the opportunity to apply learned skills in weighing the risks and benefits of actual case scenarios.

*This webinar does not qualify for NBCC clock hours in ethics for Licensed Professional Counselors. [Elective for Gerontology Certificate Program]

Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.00 Ethical


Instructor: Ted Alter, PhD, MSW
Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm ET
Location: Zoom (Interactive Webinar)
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Target Audience

Social Workers and Allied Health Professionals

Content Level

Beginner - Advanced

Webinar Completion Requirements

To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course and complete an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

System Requirements

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
  • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

About the Instructor

Ted Alter, Ph.D., MSW, ACSW, is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at Stockton University. Dr. Alter has over 40 years post-masters experience in the field of social work, His professional experience includes being the Director of Social Work and Discharge Planning at two NYC hospitals. Additionally, Dr. Alter has extensive experience in the area of gerontology as Director of Resident Care Services in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). Dr. Alter is a fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, a member of NASW and the Gerontological Society of America, and a reviewer for the Journal of Social Work Practice.

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