Other Education

E-Learning Webinar Series 2020

January 2020

Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020

Title: Let's Get to Work on Labor Law

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

CEU's: 1.5

Description: Keeping up with the ever-changing labor and employment laws can be challenging. In this hour and a half session, labor law attorney Elena DeFio Kean from Hinman Straub will discuss the important laws and amendments that will affect you as an employer, as well as provide helpful tips for effectively applying existing laws in your workplace. The specific issues to be discussed include:

• Rules for bi-weekly pay
• New law regarding reproductive rights
• Amended Human Rights Law
• Obligation to accommodate victims of domestic violence
• Protected classes (Feb 2020)
• Standards for harassment claims
• New protections for immigrant employees
• Equal pay/wage disparity
• Exempt employee updates

Presenter:

 Elena DeFio Kean headshot photo Elena DeFio Kean, Attorney at Law, Hinman Straub 

Cost: $50 ESAAL Member; $100 Non-members

Registration: Pre-registration is required. Registration is a two-step process. Click the button below to start your registration. Then look for your confirmation email for the link to complete step two and get your personalized link to join the webinar.

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E-Learning Webinar Series 2020

February 2020

Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020

Title: Wrapping Your Head Around HIPAA  (This session is targeted to Medicaid Funded Assisted Living Programs [ALPs] but open to all providers)

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

CEU's: 1

Description: HIPAA compliance is a big responsibility for your organization. In reality, HIPAA privacy and security is an organization-wide issue. Every employee in your community should know and understand their role in securing Protected Health Information (PHI). Because HIPAA is so complex, this one-hour session offers an overview of HIPAA from HIPAA expert Cheryl Hogan from Hinman Straub that will serve to refresh facilities’ knowledge of HIPAA and will also discuss changes that you should know about as an employer. The specific issues to be discussed include:

  • The basic requirements of HIPAA
    • Who is a Covered Entity?
    • Who is a Business Associate?
      • Business Associate Agreements
  • What is a Hybrid Entity?
  • State Confidentiality Requirements
  • Privacy Rule
    • To Whom Can Information be Disclosed?
  • Security Rule
    • Encryption!
  • Breach Notification Rule
  • Pitfalls/Recent Settlement Agreements

 Cheryl Hogan headshotPresenter: Cheryl Hogan,  Attorney at Law, Hinman Straub

Cost: $50 ESAAL Member; $100 Non-members

Registration: Pre-registration is required. Registration is a two-step process. Use the link below to start your registration. Then look for your confirmation email for the link to complete step two and get your personalized link to join the webinar.

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This session is targeted to Medicaid Funded Assisted Living Programs [ALPs] but open to all providers


 

Person-Centered Planning Statewide Training Initiative

These learning/training opportunities will continue to be offered at no cost through the end of 2020.

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) has announced that registration is live for the Person-Centered Planning Comprehensive System Transformation Statewide Training Initiative*! Please follow the link below to see available Learning Institutes and Regional Training sessions. 

nydohpcptraining.com/events 

We hope you will join us in participating in this important training initiative! If you have any questions about the initiative or the registration process, please email us at [email protected].

About the Person-Centered Planning Comprehensive System Transformation Statewide Training Initiative This training initiative is sponsored by the New York Department of Health to support system transformation and best practices in Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS)-compliant person-centered planning throughout the State. The initiative is sponsored by the Department of Health in partnership with Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) and subject matter experts from the New York Alliance for Inclusion and Innovation, Support Development Associates (SDA), and the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS). The initiative will consist of an extensive series of Regional Trainings and Learning Institutes held across the State in 2019 and 2020. The focus of the trainings and institutes will be to grow person-centered thinking, planning, and practice capacity in HCBS covered service systems in the State.