Care Management Practice

Description

Social service practitioners have traditionally played an important role in care management, the collaborative process of assessment, facilitation, and coordination of care services and supports to older adults and people with disabilities. With current developments in the health and long-term-care system, that role remains crucial, especially in coordinating the care of such individuals who wish to live as independently as possible. This course provides an overview of care management and presents the latest in skills and tools for providing solutions and support for clients and their families. Participants will also learn about long-term-care management services and resources available in the community.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the settings where care management is practiced.
  • Identify the major medical, emotional, and social conditions that affect older people and people with disabilities.
  • Explain how cultural dynamics can affect care management.
  • Identify the key functions of care management.
  • Understand your role in care management.
  • Apply the necessary skills of care management to your practice.
  • Identify the ethical and legal issues that affect care management.

Number of CEUs: 2

Cost

  • General Public: $60.00