Eldercaring Coordinator Training
BE AMONG THE FIRST AUSTRALIANS TO RECEIVE ELDERCARING COORDINATION TRAINING
The first Eldercaring Coordination training in Australia will take place on the following dates:
- May 24, 25,
- June 1, 2, and
- June 7, 8.
To register, submit both the Registration form and the Eldercaring Coordinator (EC) Application form (both available below). Your eligibility will then be assessed and you will be contacted regarding the progress of your application.
If you require a paper form, please contact Relationships Australia National Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Zoom Platform – class size limited.
- 6.5 hours asynchronous learning assignments before in-class portion begins
- 6 virtual training sessions (In-Class): 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Adelaide time
Asynchronous learning assignments will be sent to you upon verification of eligibility to take this course.
Registration fee will be invoiced on acceptance of Eldercaring Coordinator (EC) Training application.
Cancellation Policy: Registration fees will be applied to a future Eldercaring Coordinator Training.
A dispute resolution option for families in high conflict
regarding the care and safety of their aging loved ones.
This practical training focuses on the application of the eldercaring coordination process and builds upon the prior knowledge, skills, training and experience of participants. The training parameters and objectives establish eldercaring coordination as a unique interdisciplinary process. In order to enhance the professional practice and confidence of new eldercaring coordinators, this training provides an integrated experience focused on learning and applying eldercaring coordination skills and techniques throughout all of the phases of the process.
Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to explain all of the following: 1) overview of eldercaring coordination process; 2) context and accountability for the eldercaring coordination process in AU; 3) orientation phase of the eldercaring coordination process; 4) capacity considerations and screening during eldercaring coordination; 5) the elder within the context of eldercaring coordination; 6) the engagement phase of the eldercaring coordination process; 7) high conflict family dynamics and conflict management phase of the eldercaring coordination process; 7) elder abuse, neglect, exploitation, substance abuse and family violence as it pertains to eldercaring coordination; 8) application phase of the eldercaring coordination process; 9) integration phase of the eldercaring coordination process; 10) ethical considerations pertaining to eldercaring coordination
ELDERCARING COORDINATOR TRAINERS:
Sue Bronson, M.S., LCSW, Co-Chair of the Eldercaring Coordination Initiative, is a trainer and mediator of family, elder, and workplace disputes in Milwaukee, WI since 1983. Sue has 36 years’ experience as a psychotherapist and mediator helping people engage in quality conversations. She teaches mediation at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee School of Continuing Education. Sue is the lead author of Self-Assessment Tool for Mediators translated into three languages.
Linda Fieldstone, M.Ed., Co-Chair of the Eldercaring Coordination Initiative, former Supervisor of Family Court Services (11th Judicial Circuit, Miami-Dade County, Florida), was instrumental in the development of parenting coordination. Linda is past President of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and its Florida Chapter; Secretary of the AFCC Task Force on Parenting Coordination and Co-recorder for the Task Force to update standards; and is on the Florida Supreme Court ADR Rules and Policy Committee
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Please submit the AU Eldercaring Coordinator (EC) Application (below) along with your registration to verify your eligibility to take this training.
- A minimum of 3 years practical experience in a profession that provided you with education, training and expertise in managing high conflict within families
- Family Mediation Education and Training: Please confirm that you hold at least one of the following qualifications:
- Accreditation by the Australian Attorney-General’s Department as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner
- Attainment of a one-year graduate diploma in family mediation
- An approved Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner in New Zealand.
- Completion of a minimum of 20 hours of elder mediation training by an Elder Mediation International Network (EMIN) Certified Elder Mediator (Advanced) which contributes to the Elder Mediator Certification requirements of the Elder Mediation Australasian Network (EMAN) and (EMIN).
This training meets the ACR/FLAFCC Guidelines on Eldercaring Coordination 28-hour Eldercaring Coordination Training and fulfills the qualifications needed for an Eldercaring Coordinator to practice eldercaring coordination in Australia.