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  • 1. JANUARY 2013PANEL: Jennifer Pryor, Training Coordinator Jay White, CEU Contact Annette Kelley, DSS, Division of Licensing Programs Dr. E. Ayn Welleford, Department of Gerontology Chair
  • 2. 1. Introductions2. Responses from Providers: Fall Recap3. Logistics4. Items for Clarification 1. Certificates and licensing 2. VGEC5. Changes for Spring 1. Pilot testing for dual topic training 2. CEGL6. Additional Notes
  • 3. ISP Person-Centered Caring• “Best one since inception” • “Helped me be more aware of my clients’ needs”• “More detailed, and UAI was used as a baseline as it should have” • “Look at each resident’s needs – not grouping them” Agitation and Aggression • “That others that are in similar situations have used different approaches and been successful” • “How mental illness (Depression) can take the form of Dementia” • “I know to put myself in [the client’s] place and how to calm them down”
  • 4. What have you found to be the best strategyWhat do you get for bringing the keyout of teaching points home?these classes?
  • 5. Subs/Replacements No Shows Late Shows Payment StatusOn-Site Registration orUnregistered Participant Certificates CEUs
  • 6. Certificates and licensing • Certificates are given/sent to the participant only • Participants are responsible for turning in their own training hours to their licensing bodies, if necessaryVirginia Geriatric Education Center (VGEC) • Do not accept payment made out to VGEC • The VGEC is no longer housed in VCU’s DoG
  • 7. Are there any additional items thatneed clarification?
  • 8. Dual Topic Training Pilot Test • Nutritional Needs for Older Adults and Medication Safety (March)Continuing Education in GerontologicalLeadership (CEGL) • A new program in continuing education for healthcare professionals • Designed for those already taking the DSS trainings to support professional identity development • Including distance learning options (Webinars) • Very reasonably priced • Forward all questions to agingstudies@vcu.edu
  • 9. Trainer Notes • Hard copies will no longer be mailed out with box of materialsDraft Regulations for ALFs • These regulations are not currently in effect • Do not engage in discussions about the draft regs as they do not apply to current facility operations • You may simply state that regulations are subject to change at any time, and providers should keep up to date by visiting the DSS website
  • 10. Contact usJennifer Pryor – pryorjm@vcu.eduJay White – whitejt2@vcu.eduDepartment of Gerontology804-828-9060www.sahp.vcu.edu/gerontology/Department of Social Serviceswww.dss.virginia.gov/