Inviting All Social Workers
Earn 2.5 Free CE Units/2.5 Contact Hours
Cocktails and Tours at 5:30pm
Buffet Dinner & Presentation at 6pm
RSVP to Sharyn@lawjaw.com
or call 516-773-8300
How to be Prepared:
A Therapist’s Court Testimony, Mandated Reporting and Record Release
Derrick Rubin, ESQ., Wisselman & Associates
Issues relating to testifying in Court will include: subpoenaed records; pre-trial
preparation and preparing your notes; direct and cross examination, including credentials, opinion and importance of continuity between written report and oral testimony; and what therapists’ rights and responsibilities are to their client and to the Court. We will share guidelines on presenting yourself in this situation.
Update in Elder Law and Estate Planning
Aaron Futterman, CPA, ESQ., Futterman & Lanza, LLP
Social workers will be educated on the updates in elder law and estate planning issues that could arise as they work with patients involved with hospital, assisted living, rehabilitation center and the like. Tax reform will be addressed, providing social workers with the most recent information. Attorney will share some crisis scenarios and the complications involved vs. the process when planning takes place in advance. The timeline and the process will be shown with both approaches. Presentation will include Medicaid planning and applications along with elder law issues relating to families with a mentally ill member, a special needs child or someone with Alzheimer’s/Dementia.
Gracemarie Horan-Luce, President, Senior Health Plan Specialists, Inc.
Medicare annual open enrollment is from October 15th to December 7, 2018. Gracemarie Horan-Luce, licensed representative, from Senior Health Plan Specialists will present an educational presentation about Medicare and the changes for 2019. Topics include Medicare parts A, B and D, Medicare Advantage Plans and Medigap policies. Whether you are helping someone who is new to Medicare or interested in changes to existing coverage, learn how to navigate Medicare.
*Not connected with or endorsed by the United States government or the Federal Medicare Program.