Webinar Registration by July 31st, 2017: Members $55; Nonmembers $85 - 1.5 CEUs
This webinar is 2 - 3:30 ET (Eastern Time).
This webinar is an honest and humorous examination of the nature of bullying that occurs in senior housing. Often the precursor to volatility, bullying can create an atmosphere of fear and discomfort. Understanding why individuals bully and why others are vulnerable are important aspects of managing a building. Learn how to create a culture of acceptance and support, while supporting those who are most vulnerable. This webinar will challenge you to raise your understanding of these issues and help those around you prevent and intervene on behalf of residents and staff.
Who Should Attend: Service Coordinators (elderly/disabled/family)
1. To increase understand of who is likely to bully.
2. To increase understanding of who is likely to get bullied.
3. To learn prevention and intervention strategies for bullying and aggression.
About the Presenter(s)
Dr. Eric Berko is a licensed psychologist specializing in health psychology with extensive experience in geriatrics. He received his undergraduate degree in psychology from The Ohio State University and his Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Counseling Psychology from the University at Albany. Dr. Berko completed his pre-doctoral internship at University Hospital / Cincinnati VA Medical Center. He has authored articles on geriatrics, anxiety disorders, integrated care, pain management and male communication patterns. He has presented extensively and appeared on television to discuss psychological issues of aging. Dr. Berko has worked in community mental health, hospital based pain management and was the clinical director of an agency specializing in geriatric mental health. Dr. Berko is also the director of Behavioral Science in Family Medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center and is an assistant professor at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
This webinar meets the following HUD Service Coordinator Training Requirements Area(s):
Core Area: Communication, Current Issues
Statutory Area: Communicating Effectively in Difficult Situations, An Aging Population & Process
Optional Area: Counseling