On Demand Professional Workshop Series: Technology for Older Adults: How it Can Help & How it Can Harm
This presentation was originally reviewed on May 3, 2022, and broadcast live online on April 29, 2022, from 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM ET.
The views and opinions expressed by this presenter in this lecture are their own, and do not represent the views of Sheppard Pratt.
From robots to surveillance devices, practitioners working with older adults are increasingly faced with evaluating the need for and the ethical use of technology to support clients at home and in a wide variety of care settings. This session will evaluate a range of devices available for use with older people and we will discuss the risks, benefits, legal and ethical implications for use in practice.
This activity is intended for psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other mental health professionals.
After this lecture, registrants will be able to:
- Identify potential benefits of gerontechnology for older adults.
- Identify potential harms of technology for older adults.
- Evaluate the ethical use of gerontechnology in practice with older adults.
There is no commercial support for this activity.
About The Speaker
Dr. Jullie Gray is a trained and licensed as a clinical social worker, she combines over 30 years of experience working in diverse healthcare settings with her passion for working with older adults and their families. She is an educator, award-winning care manager, is the immediate past president of the National Academy of Certified Care Managers and the past president of the Aging Life Care Association.
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Jullie Gray, DSW, MSW, LICSW, CMC reports that she has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 24 months. She will not discuss off-label use of pharmaceuticals in this presentation.
Event Planners/Reviewers Disclosures: The following event planners and/or reviewers are reported as having no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 24 months: Todd Peters, MD, Deepak Prabhakar, MD, Briana Riemer, MD, Louis Marino, MD, Ehsan Syed, MD, Devi Bhuyan, PhD, Faith Dickerson, PhD, Carrie Etheridge, LCSW-C, Tom Flis, LCPC, Laura Webb, RN-BC, MSN, Bruce Boxer, PhD, MBA, MA, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, NEA-BC, MCHES, CPHQ, Stacey Garnett, RN, MSN, Heather Billings, RN, and Jennifer Tornabene.
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- 3.00 ACEP NBCC clock hours
- 3.00 Category II credits for Social Workers
- 3.00 Psychologists
- 3.00 Participation
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Technology for Older Adults: How it Can Help & How it Can Harm
Jullie Gray, DSW, MSW, LICSW, CMC
Originally reviewed May 3, 2022
Originally broadcast live April 29, 2022, from 9:00 am - 12:15 pm ET
Enduring Activity Credit Expiration Date: May 28, 2024
Activity Time: One hour recorded webinar lecture with a 15-minute evaluation process. Total Time: 3:15
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