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Professional Development Webinar Series 

The Association on Aging in NY in partnership with the New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) and LiveOn NY is proud the announce the next series of Professional Development Webinars beginning in January 2016! Below are descriptions of up-coming webinars this year. 

* Please note all webinars are free but require pre-registration. 


Title: Making the Best Use of Your Time 

Date:
 Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Description:
Feel like there's too much to do and never enough time? Participate in this webinar to learn new strategies for increasing your focus, reducing interruptions and increasing efficiency in your workplace. Feeling like you're constantly bombarded? Learn key strategies to bring order to your work and how to use your natural energy cycle to make the best use of your time! 
Speaker: Alan Krieger, Krieger Solutions, LLC



Title: Dealing Effectively with Difficult People

Date:
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Description: 
This webinar will provide practical tips and strategies when working with those difficult people (and we all know some of those).  These tips will help defuse tensions and improve the way you work with others to be more effective and successful in the workplace.
Speaker: Alan Krieger, Krieger Solutions, LLC



Title: Sex &  Healthy Aging: A Guide for Senior Centers & Aging Providers

Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Time:   1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Description:
This webinar is designed to help Aging services providers become more comfortable discussing sex and healthy sexual behaviors with older adults. It will acknowledge and recognize that older adults are having sex at all ages and will discuss information around healthy aging, sexual function and dysfunction as we age, as well as the significance of immunosenescence (natural decline of the immune system due to age) while manage HIV and STIs.

This will help participants assess their own comfort level with having conversations about sex with seniors, provide skill-building opportunities on how to "break the ice," and how to create safe and inclusive spaces for LGBT seniors.
Speaker: Hanna Tessema, HIV Older Adults Technical Assistance Mgr., ACRIA



Title: Is It Social Bullying?  Strategies for Assessing & Intervening with Older Adults

Date:  Thursday, February 25, 2016
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Description:
This webinar will describe social bullying among older adults and provide strategies/interventions to create an environment where everyone feels safe and valued.  It will differentiate social bullying from other bad behaviors; describe common characteristics of bullies and those likely to be targeted; provide assessment  and intervention strategies that involve the entire community (including bystanders) in creating a welcoming, accepting community.
Presenter: 
Marsha Frankel, LICSW, Clinical Director of Services of Older Adults, Director of Mental Health Jewish Family & Children's Services



Title: Social Media: How You Can Really Use It

Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Description:
Explore the latest social media developments and recent demographic trends to help you decide where best to invest your social media resources. Learn strategies for developing effective messaging and applying it to social media as a tool for connecting with the public, media and legislators.
Presenters:
Stacey Kratz, Digital Strategist, AARP New York


Title: Looking for Ideas? We've Got A Few...

Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Description:
Everyone struggles to find new ideas for programming in their senior center, residence, club, or lunch program.  The good news is that there are a number of free or low cost ideas and examples of successful programming to access and learn from. Attend this webinar to learn more!
Presenters:
(coming soon...)


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