Advising and Advocating for Your Elder Practice Clients: Emerging Issues to Address (March 2017) [C17380]

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Seminar Date: March 24, 2017
List Price:$95.00
This seminar took place on March 24, 2017, in Seattle, WA.

Product Description:

With the change in Federal administration our Elder law practices are faced with emerging issues as we advise and advocate for our clients. This material presents current topics that address how we can better advise our clients of these changes and how to access programs and resources that your practice and your clients may need. From the annual seminar of essential updates and emerging issues, the coursebook will address specific issues facing elder law attorneys, including:

  • Getting the mid-term legislative updates you’ve come to count on this seminar to provide.
  • Getting to know the Washington State elder law practice resources available to your clients and their families.
  • Staying current on the complex and changing landscape of health care and related benefits.
  • Learning about the cognitive and decision making process for capacity as well as the mental health issues that shape capacity.
  • Addressing ethical issues related to capacity and decision making considering the cognitive abilities and the mental health of clients or their loved ones who you advise and advocate for.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1: Civil Legal Needs of Your Elder Law Clients
Jay Doran
Catherine M. Brown
Meredith Childers
Ann LoGerfo

Chapter 2: Medicaid Transformation Project - New Long-term Services and Supports (LTSS) Initiatives
Lori Rolley
Will Reeves
Catharine Kinnaman

Chapter 3: The Changing Landscape of Health Reform: How Seniors in Washington State May Be Affected
Ann Vining
Janet Varon

Chapter 4: Anatomy of a Legal Aid Case
Lorna Randall

Chapter 5: Hot Topics in Olympia: 2017 Legislative Update
Megan Farr

Chapter 6: Mental Health Issues in Capacity and Judgment
Karin Taifour

Chapter 7: Neuropsychological Perspectives on Decisional Capacity
Dr. Stephen S. Meharg

Chapter 8: The Ethics of Capacity: What Does RPC 1.14 Allow and Require?
Christina Davitt

Chapter 9: Rules of Professional Conduct (Table of Rules)

Coursebook contains 458 pages