WEB062619 - Seniors Bullying Seniors: Out of the Playground and into Senior Living Communities
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When we hear the word “bully,” we immediately think of children and adolescents, but bullying has become a significant issue with the older adult population. One study even estimates that as many of 20% of older adults have experienced some form of bullying. This presentation will help to identify bullying in older adults and the potential causes of this behavior. In addition, prevention techniques and strategies will be identified to assist those working with older adults.

6/26/2019
When: Wednesday, June 26, 2019
2:00 - 3:30 PM (EST)
Where: Online
United States
Contact: (614) 848-5958


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Webinar Registration by June 24, 2019: Members $55; Non-members $85 - 1.5 training contact hours

This webinar is 2 - 3:30 EST (Eastern Standard Time).

When we hear the word “bully,” we immediately think of children and adolescents, but bullying has become a significant issue with the older adult population. One study even estimates that as many of 20% of older adults have experienced some form of bullying. This presentation will help to identify bullying in older adults and the potential causes of this behavior. In addition, prevention techniques and strategies will be identified to assist those working with older adults and in older adult communities. 

Who Should Attend: elderly | property mgmt/QA

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the characteristics of bullying behaviors
  • Learn the five different types of bullies
  • Understand the psycho-social impacts of bullying behaviors
  • Identify organizational interventions that may help minimize bullying among older adults
  • Pinpoint skills to share with older adults to help them avoid being targeted by bullies

About the Presenter:

Ruben Rivera-Jackman, MNPL, speaker, trainer and nonprofit leadership consultant has an accomplished 30+ year career as a nonprofit leader with practical experience in, and solid understanding of, a diverse range of management, program development and service delivery applications. Mr. Rivera-Jackman has a passion for working with and advocating on behalf of older adults and has a natural ability of providing instruction and training for adult learners. For the past year he has been employed as the Director of Resident Services for SHAG Community Life Foundation and previously served for 12 years as a Senior Resident Services Manager at the King County Housing Authority where he managed a team of eight resident services coordinators who provided information & referrals, care management and advocacy for older adults and younger adults with disabilities who live in twenty-five low-income, affordable housing developments located throughout King County. Mr. Rivera-Jackman was the recipient of the 2011 American Association of Service Coordinators (AASC) President’s Award of Excellence. This award is given to a member who, in the opinion of the AASC President, is deserving of recognition for his/her work in the service coordination profession.

This webinar meets the following HUD Service Coordinator Training Requirements Area(s):

Core: Communication, Current Issues

Statutory: Communicating Effectively in Difficult Situations, An Aging Population & Process

Optional Area: Counseling