Legal Aspects of Protective Services for Adults - Update 2011
This TrainingSpace Course is a recording of a teleconference previously broadcast on 3/3/11. An annual update on legal issues affecting the provision of Protective Service to Adults. We'll look at federal and state policy changes, new legislation, as well as recent case law concerning vulnerable and elderly adults.
Critical Topics To Be Covered
- The Elder Justice Act
- Amendments to the Power of Attorney Law
- The Family Health Care Decision Act
- Article 81 and Article 17-A Guardianship (to include recent case decisions discussing which statute is appropriate for persons with intellectual disabilities)
- Special Agency issues
Presenters: Debra Sacks, Senior Staff Attorney from the Sadin Institute on Law of the Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging and Longevity, of Hunter College and Director of the Reingold Elder Abuse Project. She will be joined by Alan Lawitz, Director, Bureau of Adult Services, New York State Office of Children and Family Services.
Registration for this course is handled through STARS. You must first have your SDC or Training Coordinator nominate you before you can access the materials.