Category Archives: Past Webinars

Past Free Webcast – LGBTQ Aging: Exploring the 2022 Needs Assessment and Applying it to Your Work – September 13th at noon

Earn 1 hr CEU, pre-approved for Social Workers by BOSW; self-submit other disciplines.
MGS is an approved Continuing Education Resource by the MN Board of Nursing.
(The CEU is free for MGS members; $15 for non-members.)

Presenter: Rajean P. Moone, PhD, LNHA/LALD, FGSA

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Handout LBGTQ Aging Exploring 2022 Needs Assessment

In 2002 and 2012 a Twin Cities lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) aging needs assessment provided insights into aging within these communities. Another decade later a partnership between Rainbow Health and the University of Minnesota Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) replicated these monumental studies into the Minnesota 2022 LGBTQ Aging Needs Assessment.

The findings from this study show that significant change has occurred over the last decade, but there is more that must be done. Dr. Rajean Moone, principal investigator from the University, will present the results of the study and offer tips for working with LGBTQ older adults.

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Past Free Webcast – New Training on Elder Sexual Abuse – June 28th, 2022

Earn 1 hr CEU, pre-approved for Social Workers by BOSW; self-submit other disciplines.
MGS is an approved Continuing Education Resource by the MN Board of Nursing.
(The CEU is free for MGS members; $15 for non-members.)

Presenters: Dr. John Brose and Linda Walther

Handout MGS June 28 New Training for Elder Sexual Abuse

The Civil Money Penalty Reinvestment Program of Minnesota (CMP) was formed to support activities that benefit care facility residents, protecting or improving their quality of life, using funds collected from penalties imposed on facilities. In 2018, the Minnesota CMP committee prioritized using $385,000 to develop a comprehensive sexual abuse awareness and training program.

The result, Elder Sexual Abuse in Care Facilities, focuses on the prevention of ongoing sexual abuse of vulnerable adults in facilities and in the community. Emphasizing a trained and coordinated response to all aspects of sexual abuse, the training brings together the history and experience of care professionals, State of MN advocates, attorneys, and law enforcement professionals.

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