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Understanding Decisional Capacity: How a Neuropsychologist Can Evaluate and Legal Options for Substitute Decision Making - 3 CEU Event - 4/13/18

Friday 04/13/2018 08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Three Crowns Park
2323 McDaniel Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201
By attending this session, participants will learn
1. How neuropsychologists objectively evaluate cognitive functioning for the purposes of diagnosis and treatment planning and when to engage a neuropsychologist.
2. The primary uses of a neuropsychological assessment and the major domains of cognition and emotion assessed by neuropsychologists.
3. The levels of decisional capacity needed to engage in the contract of power of attorney for healthcare and property.
4. Rights and responsibilities of an agent under power of attorney including those that the agent doesn’t have.
5. The guardianship process and the role, authority, and powers of a guardian.

Presented by: Sherrie D. All, Ph.D. and Janna Dutton, JD, CELA

8:30am – 9:00am – Sign-in and Breakfast
9:00am – 12:00pm - Presentations

3.0 CEU to nurses, professional counselors, social workers and nursing home administrators.

There is a $15.00* fee payable to Elderwerks Educational Services, a 501C3 not-for-profit corporation, PO Box 92, Cary, IL 60013, for all professionals attending this event. Payments are non-refundable. To pay by credit card, an invoice will be emailed after registration.

To register, please call 847-462-0885 or email Events@Elderwerks.com

Sponsors:
Three Crowns Park
Chicago Center for Cognitive Wellness
Dutton Casey & Mesoloras
In-Home Counseling for Seniors
Elderwerks

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