A discussion of bullying in adult living communities and day centers, including definitions, characteristics, incidence, and causes, is presented in this course. The different types of bullies and their typical targets, as well as the impact of bullying on older adults, are described. Interventions for the organization, the bully, and the target are reviewed to help communities minimize and even prevent bullying.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the incidence and characteristics of bullying behaviors in senior living.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the five different types of bullies and their intended targets.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the impact of bullying on older adults.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify interventions that may help to minimize community bullying.
|5-15 Minutes||Incidence and definitions|
|15-25 Minutes||Types of bullying behaviors and impact|
|25-35 Minutes||Types of bullies and targets, including warning signs|
|35-45 Minutes||Organizational interventions|
|45-55 Minutes||Interventions for the bully and the target|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Dr. Kathleen Weissberg, in her 29 years of practice, has worked in rehabilitation and long-term care as an executive, researcher and educator. She has established numerous programs in nursing facilities; authored peer-reviewed publications on topics such as low vision, dementia quality care, and wellness; has spoken at numerous conferences both nationally and internationally. She provides continuing education support to over 17,000 individuals nationwide as National Director of Education for Select Rehabilitation. She is a Certified Dementia Care Practitioner, Certified Montessori Dementia Care Practitioner and a Certified Fall Prevention Specialist. She serves as the Region 1 Director for the American Occupational Therapy Association Political Action Committee adjunct professor at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA and Gannon University in Erie, PA.
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