June 10, 2019 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Milford Council on Aging
60 North Bow St.
10:00 Suicide: Risk factors, Warning signs and Postvention
Robin Krawczyk, Community Education and Training Specialist – Jewish Family & Children’s Service
Emily Britt, Manager of Grief Support Services – Samaritans of Boston
An overview of risk factors and warning signs for suicidal behavior in older adults. Participants learn what to do if warning signs are present and become familiar with resources available. Participants will also learn about best practices and support of suicide survivors.
1:00 Protective Services Update: Overview of IDA (Interview of Decisional Abilities)
Bree Cunningham, Protective Services State Director, EOEA
An overview of the IDA (Interview of Decisional Abilities) assessment currently used by Protective Service workers. Learn about how the assessment is used, how the assessment is conducted, what information can be elicited from the assessment and how the assessment is impacting protective services investigations.
Meeting cost: $20.00