Free CEU Program – Ethics and Cultural Competence

Visit Crane’s Mill for this Free Continuing Education Program for Social Workers, RNs, CALAs, and LNHAs

The Ethics of Cultural Diversity:
Considerations in Multicultural Settings

Sponsor:             Longtree & Associates, LLC, a Long-Term Care Seminar and   Consulting Firm

Presenter:          Heidi Schnapp, CSW,CWP,CCM

Location:            Crane’s Mill, West Caldwell

Date:                   December 7, 2018

Time:                  9:00am – 12:00pm

RSVP:                Barbara Davey (973) 276-3004 or email BDavey@LSMNJ.org

3.0 CE   SW, RN, NAB, LNHA

Cultural diversity in American society and, indeed, the world, has been acknowledged with increased frequency over the past several decades. This seminar is a direct response to the challenges facing long term care professionals who are broadening their skill sets in cultural competence and ethical conduct essential for effective response to this diversity.  The course is designed for Social Workers, Case Managers and other professionals who work with the elderly in the long-term care setting. Practice Level: Beginning to Intermediate. Method of Delivery: Face to Face.

Objectives of this course:

  • Examine aspects of cultural and racial diversity.
  • Identify 5 core ethical standards of serving seniors based on the values of cultural diversity and cultural competencies.
  • Apply 2 basic interviewing and helping skills that reflect recognition of social and economic injustice and respect for social and cultural diversity. Identify cultural diversity models.
  • Examine personal beliefs and values to enhance ethical considerations in working with a culturally diverse population.
  • Identify public resources to enhance multicultural understanding.

This course is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards – ASWB NJ CE Course Approval Program Provider #13. Course #1478 from 06/23/2017 to 06/23/2019. Social workers will receive the following type and number of credit(s): Ethics 1.5 and Cultural Competence 1.5.

Longtree and Associates, provider #1208, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association for Social Work Boards (ASWB) through the Approved Continuing Education Program.  Longtree and Associates maintains responsibility for the program.  ASWB Approval Period: 03/20/2017 – 03/20/2020.  Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 3.0 continuing education clock hours.

Provider approved by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number (CEP) 15796, for 3.0 contact hours. Valid until June 20, 2019.

Your presenter Heidi Schnapp, CSW,CWP,CCM is in private practice working with a geriatric base. Heidi has a keen understanding of the ethical issues confronting the culturally-diverse elderly population in the long term care setting, as well as the legal and ethical issues concerning advanced care planning for end-of-life care. Heidi has also worked with clients facing physical, mental & emotional challenges including bullying, obesity, addiction and cultural sensitive issues.

This program is presented by Longree & Associates. There is no fee for this program.  If you have questions or concerns about the course content, references, content evaluation, grievances, registration, facilities, special accommodations, course administration or if you want more information on social work continuing education units, please contact Laurie Loughney at Longtree & Associates, LLC at 848-218-1320 or at longtreena@aol.com.  Attendees who complete this course, sign in and out, and complete its evaluation will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance on that date.

Agenda to follow.

Does Your Car Fit You?

Visit Crane’s Mill for this special program!

DOES YOUR CAR FIT YOU?

Learn why the proper fit in your vehicle is essential for both your safety and the safety of others on the road. CarFit is presented by AAA, AARP, and the American Occupational Therapy Association. It’s a community-based program that provides a quick, yet comprehensive 12-point check of how well you and your car work together.

There are only 28 spots available on a first-come, first-served basis. MUST be pre-registered to participate.

To register, call Barbara Davey, 973-276-3004 or click here to send an email.

Thursday, September 20, 2018
12:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Crane’s Mill, West Caldwell, NJ Sycamore 2 Parking Lot (Near P
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Now Hear This … A Lecture on Hearing and Hearing Loss

Visit Crane’s Mill for this special interactive medical lecture.

A LECTURE ON HEARING AND HEARING LOSS.

Dr. William Aber, an audiologist with over 35 years of experience, will conduct a lecture on hearing and hearing loss. His presentation will include causes of hearing loss, prevention, and the newest advances in rehabilitation, including treatment, surgery and the latest advances in hearing aids. The discussion will also include sudden hearing loss, dizziness or vertigo, and ringing in the ears.

Dr. Aber holds a graduate degree from Columbia University, was a fac- ulty member of the NJ College of Medicine and Kean University grad- uate division. He was the chief audiologist at NYU Medical Center and Mountainside Hospital. He has published many scienti c articles that have appeared in the NY Times and several professional journals.

Thursday, September 6, 2018 • 2:00 p.m.

Hinman Hall at Crane’s Mill
459 Passaic Avenue, West Caldwell, NJ

RSVP to Barbara Davey at 973-276-3004 or click here to send an email.

Feet in the Street: Walk to Help Those in Need

Feet in the Street 2018

Lutheran Social Ministries of NJ (LSMNJ) invites your participation in “Feet in the Street” a fun walk for transitional support for homeless individuals in Camden. LSMNJ is taking the steps to raise awareness and raise dollars to help 1 person – 1 hurdle – at a time. We hope you will take a step with us by registering to walk as an individual or create a team.

The FEET in the STREET Walk is family-friendly. We encourage corporate groups, youth groups, and families to join us as we walk to raise awareness and end homelessness and hunger.

Help us take the next step and gather a crowd. Please e-mail pictures of your team’s feet to feetinthestreetlsmnj@gmail.com. The more creative the better; like us on Facebook and Instagram and watch for your feet!

WHEN

Saturday, September 8, 2018
(This is a Rain or Shine event)

WHERE

Challenge Grove Park
Brace Road & Bortons MIll Road
Cherry Hill, NJ
(Challenge Grove Park is  family friendly with playgrounds and restrooms)
Directions

WHAT

Fun walk

SUPPORTS

Transitional support for homeless individuals in Camden
1 person – 1 hurdle – at a time

Through a new program of transitional services we help people meet individual challenges as they struggle with the hurdles of homelessness:  Identification, Housing, Transportation, Employment, Health, and Nutrition.

The Feet in the Street walk will support a new program of one to one transitional support for the homeless individuals in Camden. The homeless population face many hurdles as they struggle to claim their lives and move forward. The funds from this year’s walk will help people to overcome these hurdles one person – one hurdle – at a time.

  • $5 bus fare
  • $24 non-drivers ID
  • $15 copy of birth certificate
  • $75 court filing for expungement of a criminal background
  • $100 to cleaned-up for an interview (hair cut & clothes)
  • $3,000 for CNA training

SCHEDULE

8:30 a.m. – Registration opens

9:30 a.m. – Opening ceremonies & walk begin

REGISTRATION

There is no registration fee. Each walker is asked to raise a minimum of $25 to receive a T-Shirt.

To register, simply fill out the form below: