Education, Events & Meetings

This section is broken down into categories for ease of finding the program of your choice. For a more complete listings of Education Programs, visit our Calendar of Events page.

Workshops & Conferences

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  • September 21, 2017
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Motivational Interviewing is an evidence-based, person-centered approach designed to help motivate patients towards healthy lifestyle changes.   This workshop is ideal for those who work with patients around the management of chronic health issues. Led by MINT Interviewing Trainer, Lisa Stockwell, this highly interactive Motivational Interviewing training will support and strengthen the skills of (more…)

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Distance Education Courses


  • August 29, 2017
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

The development of pediatric palliative care programs has expanded significantly in the past decade. In the most recent CAPC report of 2015, 38 pediatric hospital-based programs were identified, with more developing each year. There are fewer specialty pediatric hospice programs, however most hospice programs in the United States will care for some pediatric patients. Many (more…)


  • September 7, 2017
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

  Learning how to have a face to face conversation, without the use of twitter, Facebook, etc., is a very valuable skill, especially in the Hospice world. Having a face to face conversation in the world we live in today is becoming more and more rare. Now, add in (more…)


  • September 13, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

There are 728 changes for final FY2018 ICD-10-CM Coding (this is 322 more changes than the proposed rule).  Changes include 360 new codes, 142 code deletions and 226 code title revisions.  This webinar will provide staff with information necessary to code accurately beginning October 1st.  Chapters where many of the major ICD-10 code changes occur (more…)


  • Quality Improvement Activities
    September 14, 2017
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Maintaining Professional Boundaries
    October 12, 2017
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Communications & Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
    November 9, 2017
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Understanding Depression
    December 14, 2017
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Recognizing & Reporting Patient Abuse
    January 11, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Dealing with Combative Dementia Patients
    February 8, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Confidentiality and HIPPA
    March 8, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Assisting a Patient with Chronic PainA
    April 12, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Infection Control in Home Care & Hospice
    May 10, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Enhancing the Patient's Experience with the Home Care Bill of Rights
    June 14, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An investment in staff education is an investment in quality customer service for all types of agencies.   Your direct care staff needs quality educational offerings on caregiver topics important to them, and we have it!  This specialized monthly webinar series, geared for direct home care staff, offers a one-hour educational webinar, plus a concise (more…)


  • September 21, 2017
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • September 28, 2017
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This 2-part webinar series, presented by Dee Kornetti and Cindy Krafft, will motivate your management team and direct care staff to “think outside the box” while promoting care re-design in your agency. Kornetti and Krafft will provide a solid foundation, real life examples and practical strategies while integrating value-based purchasing, bundled payments, and new care (more…)


  • October 5, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tap into the New Generation of Caregivers    If you’re wondering whether you need to target and recruit Millennials caregivers, the statistics are clear. They are the largest generation in today’s workforce and they cannot be ignored in the face of the caregiver crisis. In this lively presentation, Anne-Lise Gere, SPHR explains how to tweak (more…)


  • October 5, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • October 12, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Joan Usher, BS, RHIA ACE and President of JLU Health Record System will present a one hour webinar to cover the annual HIPAA education requirement as well as an additional webinar on “Conducting a HIPAA Risk Assessment.” All staff will benefit from a thorough review of HIPAA, the benefits and pitfalls of new technology and (more…)


  • November 1, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Deconditioning is a complex process of physiological change following a period of inactivity that results in functional losses including mental status, continence and ability to accomplish activities of daily living. Although it is frequently associated with hospitalization there are strategies to combat deconditioning that are appropriate to the growing population of elderly home care patients.  With (more…)

Other Programs of Interest

Webinars From Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation

Train the Trainer Series for Caregivers working with Mental Illness

The New England Quality Innovation Network


  • September 19, 2017
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

S∙BI∙RT IN NH: LOOKING BACK – LOOKING FORWARD REFLECTION ON LESSONS LEARNED AND KNOWLEDGE SHARING FOR SUSTAINED IMPLEMENTATION   Join us on September 19, 2017 at the Grappone Conference Center from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Additional registration details and agenda coming soon! Please find attached  the Save the Date for distribution among your networks.  (more…)


  • November 3, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is the required seminar for those who qualify and are pursuing Certified Dementia Practitioner certification or who just want to further their knowledge in the area of dementia care. See application for CDP Certified Dementia Practitioner for tracks and qualifications. If interested in pursuing Certified Alzheimer’s and Dementia Trainer application, click here. November 3, (more…)

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Please let us know of programs that would interest our home care membership. All public notices are subject to Association approval.