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Join NASWAZ Branch 1 for a networking meeting at the Coco's Bakery Restaurant! Earn 1 CEU!

9/21/2017
When: Thursday, September 21, 2017
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Coco's Bakery Restaurant
2026 N. 7th St.
Phoenix, Arizona  85006
Contact: Cherie Conte
480-822-9969


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Join NASWAZ Branch 1 for a networking meeting at the Coco's Bakery Restaurant in Phoenix (NOTE the new location)!

The Branch 1 Networking meetings will remain the third Thursday of each month. The meeting will feature networking and an opportunity to earn 1 CEU! 

We will be discussing the topic: "Understanding & Addressing Peer-to-Peer Bullying Among Older Adults."

 

Describe the definition of bullying and how it differs from antagonistic behaviors and elder abuse.Discuss the types of bullying and antagonistic behaviors that commonly occur among older adults.Explain the characteristics of older people who bully and those who are the targets of bullying. Articulate the impact bullying and other antagonistic behaviors have on only adults.Discuss the application of an intervention framework to address bullying in various senior care organizations. 

 

Dr. Robin Bonifas is an Associate Professor and the Associate Director for Curriculum & Instruction at the Arizona State University School of Social Work. She has over 15 years experience working with elders and their families in both long-term care and inpatient psychiatric settings. Her research focuses on enhancing psychosocial care for persons with chronic illness and disability, especially those with comorbid mental health conditions and those requiring long-term care, and on evaluating curricular interventions designed to prepare social work students for effective practice with older adults. Her current projects examine elder social justice issues such as resident-to-resident aggression in nursing homes, bullying among older adults, and other challenges to social relationships in senior care organizations. In addition, she is examining the impact of interprofessional education on students’ competencies for collaborative healthcare practice. She is a John A. Hartford Faculty Scholar in Geriatric Social Work and earned her doctorate from the University of Washington in Seattle in 2007. She is the Vice President of the Association of Gerontology Education in Social Work and is a consulting editor for Health and Social Work and the Journal of Gerontological Social Work. In addition, she is a Region 1 representative for the Arizona chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. 


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