Activity Director Refresher Six-Month Series (3 of 6) – Bullies in the Older Adult Care Setting

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This session was live Aug. 21, 2020, from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. CT. A recording of the session, evaluation, and certificate of completion is now available.

Session Description

Bullying in older adult care settings across the nation has become a concern for all caregivers. It is more common than we may expect and even the most critical eye may miss this behavior. We must always ask ourselves: Is this behavior related to the dementia disease process? Is it just this person’s personality? Am I being too sensitive? 

How can caregivers and leadership teams educate and empower themselves to recognize bullying? How can caregivers and leadership teams intervene while protecting the rights of all older adults and maintain dignity and safety? Come to this session to learn how to address bullying in a confident and effective manner.

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to: 

  1. Define bullying 
  2. Identify the three types of bullying 
  3. List red flags for bullying behavior 
  4. Define the difference between bullying and related disease processes 
  5. Identify targets for bullying
  6. List at least three interventions to use with bullies

This program is appropriate for activity directors, life enrichment coordinators, and activity personnel in all assisted living and nursing facilities.

Theresa Thorland, MS, MA, CTRS, ACC 

One and a half hours of continuing education are available. Please defer to your licensing board or agency to ensure courses taken meet your license requirements.

Registration Fee……………………….. $55 per individual



(One and a half continuing education hours, live webinar and on-demand recording included)

Webinar registration fees are non-refundable. See substitution, cancellation, and refund policies here.

Webinar fees must be paid in advance.

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