Category Archives: All Webinars

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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Past Free Webcast – Current Issues in Ethics – May 25, 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.)

Presenter: Charissa Eaton, PhD, MSW, Professor of Social Work at Winona State University

Handout Current Issues in Ethics 5.25.22

The COVID pandemic has shown a spotlight on and in many cases exacerbated many long-standing issues in health and human service for older adults. These issues are also accompanied by more complex ethical dilemmas faced by the professionals working with older adults and their families.

This presentation explores “hot topic” ethical issues currently facing gerontological helping professionals in today’s world. A framework will also be discussed as a tool utilized in making ethical decisions. During the webinar, participants will practice analyzing current ethical issues using the ethical decision-making framework.

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