Ethics of In-Home Geriatric Care Management

Community-based care managers face complex challenges when working with older adults. Unlike professionals who work in a clinical setting, care managers must confront ethical dilemmas in the homes of older adults. Care managers broker health and human services, and the nature of care is less tangible. Explore everyday ethics in the context of care-manager dynamics in older adults' homes.

At a glance

What: Ethics of In-Home Geriatric Care Management

When: Thu, Oct 5, 9am-3pm

Where: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison, WI

Cost: $150

Continuing education credit: 5 hours (0.5 CEUs)

Instructor: Suzanna Waters Castillo, MSSW, PhD

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Approved CE hours for social workers, counselors, therapists, psychologists, and more


Level

Intermediate

Learning objectives

  • Describe the definition and meaning of “aging in place.”
  • Explain the definition and meaning of ethics.
  • Explain the ethical challenges of community-based care management.
  • Summarize the guiding principles of ethical decision making.
  • Utilize alternative approaches to ethics.
  • Explain the conceptual principles of “caring and everyday ethics.”
  • Describe guidelines for setting professional boundaries in care management.