2017 Elder Justice & At-Risk Adult Summit

Start Time/Date: 8:00 AM Wednesday, June 21, 2017
End Time/Date: 5:00 PM Wednesday, June 21, 2017
CITY: Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

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"I AM NOT INVISIBLE: Meeting Vulnerable Adults on their own terms." 


Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
Comfort Inn Conference Center , 2424 South Mission, Mount Pleasant, Michigan,48858
9:00AM - 4PM, Check-In begins at 8AM 
          About the Course 
The Elder Justice & At-Risk Adult Resource project hosts an annual summit each year to bring together all the professionals who work in the care and advocay of Elder and Vulnerable adults in the state of Michigan. This year's summit will focus on meeting vulnerable adults on their own terms and will feature presnetations from dynamic professionals in the field of Elder Justice. 
Social Work Continuing Education Credits, MCOLES Credits and general Attendance Credits will be available for all attendees. 
Prosecutors, Law Enforcement officers, Adult Protective Service employees, Financial Institution employees, Nursing Homes , Home Care workers, Victim Rights advocates, Nursing Home Care and all other professionals involved in the care and advocacy of elder and vulnerable adults are encouraged to attend this summit. 
Registration Fee
$25; Payments can be made via check or credit card. All check payments are to be made out to PAAM , with EJP Summit in the memo. Checks can be mailed to 116 W. Ottawa Suite 200, Lansing, MI, 48913.
 Registration Policy & Deadline
The deadline for registration is Wednesday, June 14th, 2017. If you will not be able to make the summit, please make sure to cancel you registration by Friday, June 16th, 2017, failure to cancel registration or a no show will result in being invoiced for 100% of the total cost of your registration. 
Good Neighbor Award 
This year's summit will also feature the Good Neighbor Award. Is there a professional in your office who has gone above the status quo to help either an Elder or Vulnerable Adult? Please look out for the nomination specifications for the 2017 Good Neighor Award. 
Tentative Agenda and Program Details 
       8:00am - 9:00am   Check-In and Continental Breakfast
        9:00am - 9:15am    Welcome & Opening Remarks
        9:15am - 10:25am   Vulnerable Adult Awareness
                                            Lieutenant Traci Ruiz
                                            Ruiz Consultants 
        10:25am - 10:35am   Break
        10:35am - 11:45am    Elder Law and Disability Rights
                                             Theresa Rich, PhD & Attorney
                                             Rich Law PLLC 
      11:45am - 12:oopm       Good Neighbor Award
        12:00pm - 12:45pm    Lunch             
         12:45pm - 1:50pm       Relationship-Based Care
                                                Dr. Margaret Glembocki 
                                                Assistant Professor of Nursing
                                                Oakland, University 
        1:5opm - 2:00pm          Break II 
        2:00pm - 3:oo pm        Ethical Issues with Older Adults
                                               Catherine A Macomber,LMSW.
                                               Assist Professor of Social Work, 
                                               Saginaw Valley State University 
         3:00pm - 4:00pm        Cyber Crimes
                                               Eric Tamashasky
                                               St. Joseph County Police 


            4:00pm                           Closing Remarks 

**This is a tentative schedule subject to change. For further questions or concerns, please contact Elder Justice Coordinator Efua Hayford-Wilson: Email - hayford-wilsone@michigan.gov  Phone: 517-334-6060 Ext 801**