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May 2019

Cass County Elder Abuse Training

May 30 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cass County Council on Aging, 60525 Decatur Rd
Cassopolis, MI 49031 United States
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This training is a multidisciplinary approach designed to give attendees an overview of the dynamics of elder abuse, legal issues and challenges impacting professionals. It also includes a communication exercise that will help define roles and build collaboration among the many organizations that are working together to address elder abuse in our community. Trainers: Ron Tatro of the Michigan Elder Justice Coordinating Council Ryan Painter from the Prosecuting Attorney's Association of Michigan Cynthia Farrell from the APS Policy Office, MDHHS.…

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Crisis Intervention Skills for First Responders

May 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Holiday Inn Gateway Centre, 5353 Gateway Centre
Flint, 48507 United States
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Description: This workshop will provide knowledge and skills for first-line responders to persons experiencing crisis. The focus will be primarily on mental health crisis, but these skills would be applicable to assisting anyone experiencing crisis symptoms (i.e., survivors of a car crash). First responders may be police officers, medical professionals, school employees, social workers, etc. Topics will include crisis stages and signs of crisis, active-listening skills, grounding, intervention with persons experiencing mania, psychotic symptoms, and suicidal ideation. Additionally, we will cover…

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June 2019

Vulnerable Adult Interdisciplinary Team Meeting

June 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
St. Joseph County Courthouse, 125 W. Main St
Centerville, MI 49032 United States
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1st Wednesday of Each Month                                                                                                                      12:00pm-1:00pm                                 …

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Aging in Michigan

June 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Postma Center at Pine Rest, 300 68th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49548 United States
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If you are a professional working with the aging population and are helping clients and their families plan, this is for you! Topics include surrogate decision making, navigating long term care systems & supports, protection of vulnerable adults and the ever popular, in-depth Medicaid basics, planning & application procedure section. This training will also give you an understanding of the current laws and how they apply to your clients. Visit mielderlaw.com for registration and payment

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2nd Annual Safe Haven Benefit

June 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Point Bar & Grill, 1200 Eagle Point Rd
Clark Lake, 49234 United States
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An event to benefit the Safe Haven program which helps protect vulnerable adults from abuse in Jackson, Hillsdale and Lenawee counties. Tickets: $30/one person, $50/two people or $35 each ticket on day of event. Mingle while enjoying live entertainment.....Munch on heavy appetizers....Shop for some amazing silent auction items. Purchase tickets at www.r2aaa.net under the "How We Can Help" tab, or call Angie Shepherd at 517.592.1974

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2nd Annual Statewide Tribal Opioid Summit

June 12 - June 13
Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, 6800 Soaring Eagle Blvd
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 United States
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SAVE THE DATE For more information please contact: Joseph Sowmick at 989.775.5811   JVSOWMICK@SAGCHIP.ORG OR Carol Jackson 989.775.4805   CARJACKSON@SAGCHIP.ORG

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)

June 15

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was launched by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations. The purpose of WEAAD is to provide an opportunity for communities around the world to promote a better understanding of abuse and neglect of older persons by raising awareness of the cultural, social, economic and demographic processes affecting elder abuse and neglect. Click here to find out more on how you can participate…

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July 2019

2019 Elder Justice Summit

July 16 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave
Novi, MI 48374 United States
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Register for event here. $25 dollars for all attendees. Deadline to register is Monday, July 8th, 2019. Attendees can earn up to 6 credit hours based on attendance at the summit. Please note certificates will be  emailed after the summit. You may change your breakout session option at anytime. If a certain breakout session is full, you may choose a different session. For more information, please contact Efua Hayford -Wilson either via email hayford-wilsone@michigan.gov or phone 517-334-6060 ext 801

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August 2019

Vulnerable Adult Interdisciplinary Team Meeting

August 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
St. Joseph County Courthouse, 125 W. Main St
Centerville, MI 49032 United States
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1st Wednesday of Each Month                                                                                                                      12:00pm-1:00pm                                 …

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Aging in Michigan

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Doherty Hotel, 604 North McEwan St
Clare, MI 48617 United States
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If you are a professional working with the aging population and are helping clients and their families plan, this is for you! Topics include surrogate decision making, navigating long term care systems & supports, protection of vulnerable adults and the ever popular, in-depth Medicaid basics, planning & application procedure section. This training will also give you an understanding of the current laws and how they apply to your clients. Visit mielderlaw.com for registration and payment

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