Other Education

Conference Session Webinars

Pandemic or not, the Department of Health has made it known that CEU requirements (60 every 2 years) are currently not being changed or relaxed at all.  ESAAL is here to help by bringing the education to you!  We're putting together a series of Conference Session Webinars.  We anticipate 15-17 webinars that will range from 1 - 2 hours, depending on the topic.  The webinars will be available to ESAAL members & non-members alike.

Conference Session Webinar #2:

A Team Approach to Fall Prevention 

Carla Wasbes, MSPT will present the most recent effective tools and strategies in fall prevention within assisted and memory care communities. Attendees will leave with 2 to 3 new ideas on how to reduce or prevent falls.

Meet the Presenter:

Carla Wasbes, MSPT, Vice President of Operations and Physical Therapist, PRN Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy, PLLC

Carla is the Vice President of Operations for Weston Paxxon PT, OT, SLP, PLLC and PRN Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapy Network, PLLC in New York. She received her BS/MS in Physical Therapy from Russell Sage College in Troy, NY with a concentration in management and a dance minor.  Carla has been treating the geriatric population for the over 20 years.  Previously, she practiced in the acute care, sub-acute rehabilitation, and out-patient rehabilitation settings.  She has over 10 years of experience working for Weston Paxxon PT, OT, SLP, PLLC and PRN Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapy Network, PLLC

Date: Thursday, June 11, 2020
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
CEU’s: 1 Please note that CEU's will be awarded only if you attend the live webinar.
Cost: $30 ESAAL Members, $60 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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Conference Session Webinar #3:

Work on It: Keeping Up with Labor Law

The labor law landscape has been shifting; there have been new laws and changes to existing laws. This does not include the recent changes due to the global crisis of corona virus. Please join Elena DeFio Kean, Esq. From Hinman Straub for a session that will address the changes and how to keep up with them. Topics will include:
• COVID-19: Recent EEOC guidelines on how to interact with employees without violating the ADA, Re-opening guidelines, & employee policies, discussions of discipline, and other options when employees don’t want to work
• Update on the change back on voting laws, the new sick leave law and how it differs from NYC sick and safe leave law
• The impact of the new overtime guidelines from the US DOL “final rulings”
• NYC and cannabis and the current state of legislation in NYS
• A brief refresher on new laws that have been enacted within the last 6 months

Meet the Presenter:

Headshot photo of Elena DeFio Kean, Esq.Elena DeFio Kean, Esq., Hinman Straub, P.C.

Elena DeFio Kean represents businesses in corporate and labor and employment matters. She drafts and reviews employment agreements, negotiates partnership and operating agreements, and non-disclosure agreements and represents businesses in various litigations that may arise in the course of operations. She has developed and provided extensive training across the state in preventing discrimination and harassment in the workplace, how to conduct effective investigations of discrimination and harassment complaints in the workplace, workplace violence prevention, progressive discipline and loss prevention measures. She also develops and reviews employee handbooks and policies, and assists businesses in addressing and defending investigations and matters with the NYS Department of Labor, Division of Human Rights, and other related governmental agencies.

Date: Thursday, June 18, 2020
Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
CEU’s: 1.5 Please note that CEU's will be awarded only if you attend the live webinar.
Cost: $35 ESAAL Members, $70 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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