Webinar Registration by June 18, 2018: Members $55; Non-members $85 - 1.5 training contact hours
This webinar is 2 - 3:30 EDT (Eastern Daylight Time).
*You may take any or all webinars for the series*
Money Smart for Older Adults (MSOA) educates older people, caregivers, and service providers about identifying and preventing elder financial exploitation. The program also encourages older people to plan ahead and make informed financial decisions. MSOA is an instructor-led curriculum produced by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP). Participants will be provided with an overview of the curriculum, its features and topics, along with tips and recommendations for presentation delivery to older people and others in your community. The curriculum is provided free of charge and includes an Instructor Guide, Resource Guide and a PowerPoint presentation. The presentation will include helpful information on collaborating with local and regional elder justice networks stakeholders such Adult Protective Services, law enforcement, legal services and financial institutions.
Who Should Attend: Service Coordinator (Elderly)
1.Be oriented to MSOA curriculum and its features
2. Know what elder financial exploitation is, who the perpetrators are, and why it is vastly underreported
3. Learn the nuances of making effective presentations to older people
4. Gain an understanding of local regional elder justice networks and where to find them
5. Learn the benefits of collaboration to protect older people from financial exploitation
6. Know where to go to download the curriculum and order free MSOA Resource Guides and supplemental handouts
About the Presenter
Jenefer Duane joined the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP) in December of 2011. She serves as the Senior Program Analyst in the Bureaus’ Office of Financial Protection for Older Americans. Jenefer is the lead for the Money Smart for Older Adults: Prevent Elder Financial Exploitation curriculum and the Elder Financial Protection Community Network program. Prior to joining the BCFP, Ms. Duane was the Founder and CEO of the non-profit Elder Financial Protection Network (EFPN) in Northern California. Under her leadership, EFPN developed education programs for older adults and family caregivers on preventing, identifying and responding to elder financial exploitation and award-winning professional training for the financial services industry, law enforcement, social services and other professionals.