CONFERENCE FAQ

REGISTRATION/COST

 

What is the cost to attend the conference?

The training is free, but advance registration is required.

 

Do I have to register?

Yes, you must register in advance to be admitted to the training. 

 

How do I register?

Register online by "clicking here"

 

Will I receive confirmation of my registration?

When you register, you will receive an e-mail confirmation with your personal link to the training. Do not share this link, it is unique to you. This is critical if you are seeking continuing education certification, as the attendance verification reports must be able to identify you as a distinct user.

 

What is the last day to register for the conference?

You can register anytime before the training begins at 8:45 am on Friday, June 11, 2021.

 

 

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Do I need special software to attend the virtual training?

In order to join the training, you will need to download the latest version of ZOOM to your computer. Instructions to find out whether you have the latest version and to update are found here: Upgrade-update-to-the-latest-version

Participants are strongly encouraged to do this a couple of days before the conference, as those using older versions of ZOOM may not be able to participate in the breakout sessions.

 

How do I join the training the day of the event?

When you register, you will receive an e-mail confirmation with your personal link to the training. Click the link at the appropriate time to join the training.

Do not share your link, as it is unique to you. This is critical if you are seeking continuing education certification, as the attendance verification reports must be able to identify you as a distinct user.

 

If I lose my link, can I use someone else’s link to join the training?

NO. Do not lose your link, it is unique to you, and will be needed to join the training. We strongly encourage you to print and save the registration confirmation, and to try logging in a couple of days before the training. Contact us if you have any problems. 

How do I choose my breakout sessions during the training?

Participants will self-select which breakout session they choose to attend from a drop-down menu at the start of each session.

NOTE: For the best conference experience, we strongly recommend that participants log in to the training from a computer, not a cell phone. Those calling in will be unable to self-select the breakouts.

 

How do I test my computer audio prior to the event?

You can test your computer/device audio by clicking here.

 

What do I do if I have technical difficulties during the training?

If you experience technical difficulties during the training, use the Chat Box to ask for assistance.

 

COURSE MATERIALS

 

Will I have access to course materials before or after the training?

Yes. Course materials are available online at the conference website.

 

 

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATION

 

Will continuing education credits be available for the training?

Continuing education certifications are being sought for attorneys, magistrates, clerks, guardians ad litem, and law enforcement professionals. Check back here for updates on course approvals.

Updates on Continuing Education Certification: 

This course has been approved for 6.0 CLE credits for Magistrates and Clerks.

This course has been approved for 6.0 credit hours including (0.0) credit hours for attorneys.

This course has been approved for 6.0 hours continuing education credit for qualified Guardians ad Litem for Incapacitated Persons,

with the following sessions eligible for credit:

____ Keynote: The Role of the Opioid Crisis in Elder Abuse: Lessons from Maine APS Investigations (Opening Plenary Session, 9:00-10:05 a.m.)

____ Protecting Our Seniors from Financial Abuse (Breakout Session, 10:15-11:30 a.m.)

____ Medicaid Fraud (Breakout Session, 12:15-1:30 p.m.)

____ Elder Justice Efforts in a Restorative Justice Framework (Breakout Session, 12:15-1:30 p.m.)

____ Seniors, Pain Relief, and Opioid Abuse: A History Lesson Taught Through Time (Breakout Session, 1:40-2:45 p.m.)

____ Battered, Broken, and Burned: Recognizing Injuries in Suspected Older Adult Abuse (Breakout Session, 1:40-2:45 p.m.)

____ Methamphetamine: The “Alpha Drug” (Closing Plenary Session, 3:00-4:15 p.m.)

This course been approved for 3.5 hours continuing education credit for qualified Guardians ad Litem for Children, with the following sessions eligible for credit:

____ Grandparents and Other Non-Parent Kinship Families: Legal Rights (Breakout Session, 10:15-11:30 a.m.) 

____ Virginia’s Family First Initiative: Prioritizing Prevention Services and Family-Based Placements (Breakout Session, 1:40-2:45 p.m.) 

____ Methamphetamine: The “Alpha Drug” (Plenary Session, 3:00-4:15 p.m.) 

This course has been approved for partial in-service (PIC-3) credit for law enforcement with the following sessions eligible for credit:

 

____ Opening Plenary:  The Role of the Opioid Crisis in Elder Abuse:  Lessons from Maine APS Investigations – 1 hour Career Development

____ Breakout Session:  Protecting Our Seniors from Financial Abuse - 1 hour Career Development

____ Breakout Session:  Grandparents and Other Non-Parent Kinship Families:  Legal Rights - 1 hour Legal

____ Breakout Session:  Elder Abuse Guide for Law Enforcement (EAGLE) Part One -   1 hour Career Development

____ Breakout Session:  Medicaid Fraud - 1 hour Legal

____ Breakout Session:  Elder Justice Efforts in a Restorative Justice Framework - 1 hour Cultural Diversity

____ Breakout Session:  Elder Abuse Guide for Law Enforcement (EAGLE) Part Two -   1 hour Career Development

____ Breakout Session:  Virginia’s Family First Initiative:  Prioritizing Prevention Services and Family-Based Placements -   1 hour Career Development

____ Breakout Session:  Seniors, Pain Relief, and Opioid Abuse:  A History Lesson Taught Through Time - 1 hour Career Development

____ Breakout Session:  Battered, Broken, and Burned:  Recognizing Injuries in Suspected Older Adult Abuse - 1 hour Career Development

____ Breakout Session:  Elder Abuse Guide for Law Enforcement (EAGLE) Part Three -   1 hour Career Development   

____ Methamphetamine:  The “Alpha Drug” – 1 hour Career Development

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