Welcome to the NYCEAC Events Page! Listed immediately below are upcoming elder justice and aging events accessible to those in the New York City area. Events include webinars, trainings, symposiums and more. These events can also be browsed using the events calendar, located on the left sidebar on every page of the site. To submit an event, please click here.

Date/Time Event
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Elder Abuse Conference 2016
The New School, New York NY



Events Outside the New York City Area

Listed below are events for the elder justice community scheduled to take place outside of the New York City Area. These events are not listed on the sidebar calendar.

The Legal Assistance for Seniors’ 11th Annual Conference on Elder Abuse will be held on May 17, 2016, 8:30 AM to 5 PM at the UC Hastings College of the Law at 198 McAllister St., San Francisco, CA. Registration & information:  www.LASConference2016.eventbrite.com  Early Bird Discount ends May 3.                                                                                                         KEYNOTE: HOARDING BEHAVIOR IN OLDER ADULTS: Legal Assistance for Seniors is pleased to announce that Michael A. Tompkins, Ph.D., will give the keynote address on Hoarding Behavior in Older Adults.  Michael A. Tompkins is a licensed psychologist (PSY 13822) and co-director of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy where he specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders in adults, adolescents, and children.                                                                                                                   BREAKOUT SESSIONS INCLUDE:
-Elder Abuse Prevention and Professional Ethics for Attorneys, Fiduciaries, and Real Estate Professionals
-Legal Reform to Protect LGBT Seniors in Long-Term Care
-Undue Influence, Capacity & Over-medication:  Messy Tales from the Front Lines
-The Big Business of Trust: Standing up for Elders in a For Profit World
-And more!

WHO ATTENDS?: This state-wide conference attracts attorneys, social workers, private fiduciaries, conservators, public guardians, medical professionals, law enforcement officials, and others from the nonprofit and public sector.

CONTINUING EDUCATION: Up to 6 hours continuing education credits available for California Attorneys and Professional Fiduciaries. Pending approval, credits may also be available for Behavioral Scientists (MFT, LCSW, LEP, LPCC), Public Administrators, Guardians and Conservators. Please inquire. This conference is presented by Legal Assistance for Seniors in collaboration with UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy: www.lashicap.org QUESTIONS? Contact: conference@lashicap.org or call  510-832-3040

ABUSE IN LATER LIFE: A WEBINAR SERIES FOR CIVIL ATTORNEYS AND LEGAL ADVOCATES, presented by the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) and the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence. Overview: The National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) and the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence have created a 5-part webinar series on Abuse in Later Life for civil attorneys, legal advocates and others who wish to gain a deeper understanding of Abuse in Later Life (ALL).  The primary focus of these webinars will be addressing the needs of older victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.  This series is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW).  There will be no cost for webinar participants. Topics:  The following webinars will be offered in this series:

Module One: Abuse in Later Life: An Overview, Thursday, June 2, 2016, 1:30:-3:00 pm E.S.T.

Module Two: Forming the Relationship with Your Client: Client communication, interview skills, and confidentiality/mandatory reporting concerns , Thursday, June 16, 2016, 1:30-3:00 pm E.S.T.

Module Three: Client Goal-Setting and Non-Litigation Responses: Client collaboration, developing client priorities and non-litigation responses to ALL, Thursday, June 30, 2016, 1:30-3:00 pm E.S.T.

Module Four: Civil Resolutions and Remedies in ALL cases: Protective orders, Guardianships, Power of Attorney agreements, end of life health care decision-making and working with the criminal justice system, Thursday, July 14, 2016, 1:30-3:00 pm E.S.T.

Module Five: Bringing the Case: Protection of evidence and assets, motion practice, witness testimony methods and supports, direct and cross-examination and application of the Crawford decision in ALL cases, Thursday, July 28, 2016, 12:30-2:00 pm E.S.T. 

Who should enroll: The webinar series is tailored to the needs of civil attorneys and legal advocates.  Registration, however, is open to all participants who wish to further develop their professional understanding of ALL. Registration: Registration for this series will open on Monday, May 2, 2016 and conclude on Friday, May 27, 2016.  Registration information can be found at: https://ta2ta.org/allwebinarseries2016  CLE credits: The ABA directly applies for and ordinarily receives CLE credit for ABA programs in AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, GA, GU, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MN, MS, MO, MT, NH, NM, NV, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, VI, WA, WI, and WV. These states sometimes do not approve a program for credit before the program occurs. This transitional program is approved for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys in NY.  Attorneys may be eligible to receive CLE credit through reciprocity or attorney self-submission in other states. For more information about CLE accreditation in your state, visit: http://www.americanbar.org/publications_cle/mandatory_cle.html or contact Namita Dwarakanath at namita.dwarakanath@americanbar.org.  Questions: Please contact Ann Laatsch at NCALL if you have additional questions regarding this webinar series.

The World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2nd Global Summit will be held on Thursday, June 16th. It will be held in the Securities and Exchange Commission Building, 100 F St. NE, Washington, D.C. Please Join with National and International Elder Abuse Prevention Leaders for this Important Event! The First Global Summit on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in 2015 had national policy makers, advocates, financial services institutions, media, social services organizations and the general public attend, plus over 150 additional organizational and individual partners from all over the world. We expect many more in 2016! The keynote speaker will be Silvia Perel-Levin, Chair, UN NGO Committee on Ageing, Geneva. For more information, please see here.

The 10th anniversary Gulf Coast Elder Abuse Conference will be held June 27-28 in Slidell, LA.  Early registration opened on April 1st and will end on May 26th Be sure you register now to save some money and be sure you get a place at this dynamic conference!

This year is expected to break records for attendance as this annual recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day expands to become a 2-day event and includes continuing education credits for seven licensed professions:  social work, nursing, licensed counseling, banking, facility administration, legal and physical therapy.  24 class hours each day means a possibility of earning 6 continuing education credits daily.  Classes will help novices and experts learn more about the diverse nature of Elder Abuse. 

The unequalled faculty includes:  Paul Greenwood, Candace Heisler, Sylvia Vella, Suzy Ritholz, Cara Leos, Harold Bartholomew Jr., Trisha Sheridan, Phil Hopkins, Tammy Vincent, and a highly skilled team of presenters representing the US Securities and Exchange Commission.   This outstanding group will present classes on a diverse range of topics including Elder Abuse case investigation and trial preparation, domestic violence grown grey, strangulation, pharmacology, electronic transmission of fraud proceeds, undue influence, Elder Abuse in the LGBT community, investments and exploitation, abuse and misuse of powers of attorney, ethics, vicarious liability, the role of forensic nursing in Elder Abuse cases, poly-victimization and more. 

This unique learning opportunity is set in a multidisciplinary environment that includes catered lunch each day to maximize attendee interactions while enjoying 4-star quality food.  Additionally there is a free coffee house to provide the best quality hot and cold drinks and snacks throughout the day.  And at the end of the conference attendees will be given a flash drive with the presentations from all classes (without copyrighted or proprietary materials).

The conference is held in the 18,000 square foot Northshore Harbor Center on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain across from New Orleans.  Access to the area by air is through New Orleans International Airport (MSY) or Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT).  With the event on Monday and Tuesday, enjoy the weekend in the Big Easy with great food and music.  Two Hilton hotel properties have offered special conference rates of $95-$114 per night. 

The early registration rate of $295 ends May 26th, but registration is limited to 300 attendees, so register soon to secure your place and select the classes you want before they fill up.

There are still sponsorship opportunities available, so if you want your organization to be part of this extraordinary event, contact the conference office at 985-377-4732 or by e-mail at info@elderabuseconference.org.

Full conference details and online registration are available at the conference website:  www.elderabuseconference.org.

33rd Annual Adult Protective Services Conference, Protecting with Purpose, Passion and Persistence will be held on October 4-7, 2016  at the * South Padre Island Convention Centre * South Padre Island, TX. We are excited to announce the 33rd annual Adult Protective Services Conference will be held in South Padre Island, TX on October 4-7, 2016. We are now accepting workshop proposals and hope you will consider being a part of the premier adult protective services conference in the nation. Each year, the APS Conference brings together 500 plus attendees eager to learn from over 40 workshops taught by top professionals from all over the world. The conference has attracted people from almost every state in the U.S. as well as attendees from Japan, Canada, England, Australia and Mexico. Deadline for submitting a proposal is April 29, 2016. Call for Presentations – Related Topics:

  • Resources for Veterans with Disabilities
  • Housing our Homeless Veterans
  • Caseload Management
  • Time Management
  • Management Training
  • Worker Safety
  • Injuries in the Elderly
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Long term care changes (state level)
  • Death and Dying
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease
  • Mental Health
  • Investigating Abuse
  • Diabetes Management (health and nutrition)
  • Financial Exploitation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Investigative Challenges of State-run Psychiatric Facilities
  • Working with Clients with Disabilities
  • Disability Rights
  • Structured Decision Making
  • Demographics on Aging and what is means to APS
  • Ethics
  • Elder Abuse
  • Health Disparities
  • Stress Management
  • Helping Undocumented Immigrants
  • Working with the Legal System
  • Forensic Interviewing Skills
  • Caseload Management
  • Time Management
  • Leadership
  • And many more…

If you would like to present a workshop at the 2016 APS Conference or have questions, contact Thomas Ortiz at thomas.ortiz@dfps.state.tx.us or Mark Schexnider atMARK.SCHEXNIDER@dfps.state.tx.us