Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the non-profit agency proudly serving older adults and individuals with disabilities throughout greater Plymouth County and surrounding communities, will hold a seminar entitled “Mandated Reporting of Elder Abuse for First Responders” on Monday, May 2, 2016 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at their Brockton office at 144 Main Street.
This FREE training seminar is geared towards fire, police and emergency medical personnel.
Terri Kourtz, LSW, Protective Services Director at OCES will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of the Adult Protective Service Program. The discussion will cover: The Elder Abuse Reporting Law; Definitions of Abuse; The Theory of Adult Protection and Service Interventions.
First responders may earn one Continuing Education Credit which has been approved by Office of Emergency Medical Services. Light refreshments will be provided.
To RSVP, or for more information, contact Krista-Jean Forand at OCES 508-584-1561 ext. 302, by April 27, 2016.
Founded in 1974, OCES proudly serves greater Plymouth County and surrounding communities. OCES is a private, non-profit organization headquartered in Brockton and designated as one of 26 Aging Services Access Points (ASAPs) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. OCES’ mission is to support the independence and dignity of elders and people with disabilities by providing essential information and services that promote healthy and safe living. The agency has 235 employees and operates more than 15 programs serving older adults, individuals with disabilities, their families and caregivers. For more information call 508-584-1561 or visit www.ocesma.org.