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ELDER ABUSE: 

Understanding Capacity, Consent & Undue Influence

Friday, August 30, 2019, Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, Abingdon, Virginia

Presented by

 Southwest Virginia Legal Aid

in collaboration with the

Southwest Virginia Elder Abuse Task Force

 

SPONSORS

Sponsored, in part, by the Virginia Law Foundation

Additional support provided by 

AARP, Virginia Coalition for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (VCPEA), Heritage Hall

the Virginia Victim's Fund, Anthem HealthKeepers Plus, New Peoples Bank & United Healthcare

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

Continuing education credits are being sought for magistrates and clerks. 

The training has been approved for 5.0 credit hours (1.5 ethics hours)for attorneys, 6.0 Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) credit hours

and PIC-3 credits for law enforcement.

NOTE: This educational activity can be claimed for AMA PRA Category 2 Credit. For more information on claiming Category 2 credit,please visit Virginia Board of Medicine Licensure Requirements.

Conference Program Brochure
(Parking, Agenda, Session Descriptions, Speaker Bios)
Course Materials (For course materials, please contact Sarah Angles with Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society)
Keynote: It Takes a Community: The Importance of a Team Approach to Protecting Our Elders
MDT Handbook
Paul Greenwood, JD, former Deputy District Attorney, San Diego DA’s Office (retired), San Diego, CA

AM Breakout Sessions 

Mail Fraud & Scams Targeting the Elderly
Brett A. Brumbaugh, CFE, CAMS, United States Postal Inspector, Pittsburgh Division, Roanoke Domicile, Roanoke VA
 
Elder Abuse and the Aging Brain
Paul F. Aravich, Ph.D., Professor and Neuroscientist, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

Advocating for Older Adults with Disabilities in Virginia (Allison)
Tiffany A. Allison, Community Advocate, New River Valley Disability Resource Center, Christiansburg, VA
Advocating for Older Adults with Disabilities in Virginia (Gray)
Michael R. Gray, J.D., Senior Staff Attorney, disAbility Law Center of Virginia, Richmond, VA

PM Breakout Sessions (1)

Elder Financial Exploitation: It’s NOT Just a Civil Matter
Paul Greenwood, JD, former Deputy District Attorney, San Diego DA’s Office (retired), San Diego, CA
What is a Fiduciary? Representative Payees, Trustees, and Court-Appointed Conservators in Virginia
David Hominik, JD, Legal Services Developer of Virginia, Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services, Henrico, VA
 
Making Sense of the Cents
Stephanie Painter, Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) Manager, and Jordan Weatherholtz, Fraud Manager,
DuPont Community Credit Union, Waynesboro, VA
 
PM Breakout Sessions (2)

Ethics of Capacity, Consent & Undue Influence
David Godfrey, JD, Senior Staff Attorney, ABA Commission on Law and Aging, Washington, DC
 
The Issues, The Law, and The Role of Guardians
Sally Balch Hurme, JD, former AARP Attorney (retired), Bridgewater, VA
Presented under the auspices of the National Guardianship Association (NGA), Bellefonte, PA
Mail Fraud & Scams Targeting the Elderly
Brett A. Brumbaugh, CFE, CAMS, United States Postal Inspector, Pittsburgh Division, Roanoke Domicile, Roanoke VA 

PM Breakout Sessions (3)

Put Your Own Oxygen Mask on First!
Robert B. Schaefer, former Co-founder and Manager, FBI Critical Incident and Peer Support Program (retired), Chesterfield, VA
What is a Fiduciary? Representative Payees, Trustees, and Court-Appointed Conservators in Virginia
David Hominik, JD, Legal Services Developer of Virginia, Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services, Henrico, VA

Ties that Bind: The Influence of Cultural Traditions in Appalachian Virginia
Dr. Theresa Burriss, Director, Appalachian Regional & Rural Studies Center, Radford University, Radford, VA