Program Directors

Jane E. Meadus

Staff Lawyer, Institutional Advocate, Advocacy Centre for the Elderly

Alexander Procope

Perez Bryan Procope LLP

Eligible for

OSAP

As a professional working with the elderly, it is imperative you have a grasp on the multidisciplinary nature of elder law, along with your obligations.

Over five, intensive one-day modules – spread out over 5 weeks – you will develop comprehensive knowledge and tools to help you navigate the demanding, complex environment that is Elder Law. You will gain practical skills, enjoy a forum for the understanding of fundamental issues and network with professionals and colleagues also working with elder clients.

This program goes beyond the traditional approach to the subject matter and explores the aging process to better understand the circumstances of older adults. There is emphasis on skills-based learning, with in-class lectures being supplemented with group exercises, role play simulations, case studies and peer interactions. In the third module, you will participate in breakout sessions, requiring live attendance. You may choose to attend this online (Live, online attendance option) OR in-person (Blended registration option).


Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

The impact of COVID-19 on elder law today and in the future

The role of advocacy: tips for being an effective advocate for older adults

The aging process and recognizing and combating ageism

Tackling the misuse of powers of attorney

The role of the Public Guardian and Trustee

Privacy rights in long term care, retirement and community settings

Tackling elder investment fraud and financial exploitation

The latest on capacity, substitute decision making and health care consent

Who Should Attend

Lawyers in private practice, practicing in the areas of elder law, health law, wills & estates, family law, and estate litigation

In-house counsel

Government lawyers

Physicians and nurses

Long Term care home personnel, including: Owners/operators, presidents/CEOs, managers, administrators

Risk managers in hospital

Social workers

Allied health professionals

Krystal Mack

Administrator, Providence Manor

“Scenarios were great – provide relevant, real life examples of circumstance, management and outcomes. ”

Faculty

Program Directors

Jane E. Meadus

Staff Lawyer, Institutional Advocate, Advocacy Centre for the Elderly

Alexander Procope

Perez Bryan Procope LLP

Advisory Board

Clare Burns

Weir Foulds LLP

Arthur Fish

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Mark Handelman

Firm Counsel, WEL Partners

Kathryn Pilkington

Director of Professional Services and Health Policy, AdvantAge Ontario

Instructors

Agenda

View the 2022 program brochure and agenda to see what you’ll learn from leading experts.

Mar 27 & Apr 3, 11, 17 & 24, 2023

NOTE: Module 3 MUST be done LIVE ONLINE on April 11, 2023.

$2,995 + TAX

Time

March 27, 2023

8:45 a.m – 4:30 p.m (ET)

April 3, 2023

8:45 a.m – 4:30 p.m (ET)

April 11, 2023

8:45 a.m – 4:30 p.m (ET)

April 17, 2023

8:45 a.m – 4:30 p.m (ET)

April 24, 2023

8:45 a.m – 4:30 p.m (ET)

Printable Registration Form

If a downloadable form is required, please contact osgoodepd@osgoode.yorku.ca.

“Is financial assistance or funding available?”

As law evolves, we know how important it is to stay up to date. We also understand the financial implications of continuously upgrading your professional skills and knowledge. For more information on available options, including Job Grants, OSAP, please visit:

Certificate Requirements

In order to successfully receive an Osgoode Certificate, you must:

  • Attend Modules 1, 2, 4 & 5 (live online or via recorded archive);
  • Attend Module 3 (live online or In Person); and
  • Successfully complete an online assessment within 30 days of the final module.

NOTE: Module 3 MUST be done LIVE ONLINE on April 11, 2023.

CPD and Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
Format
Contact us for inquiries about other provinces.
Substantive26h 55m
Professionalism4h
EDI2h
Total 32h 55m

Are you reporting hours from a previous date?

View our CPD & Accreditation page to see previously calculated hours for this course.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Client and Technical Support

Have questions? Get advice in person, by email or over the phone.

Program content questions

Myrsini Zacharakis, Program Lawyer
mzacharakis@osgoode.yorku.ca


Online Technical Requirements

To ensure you do not encounter any issues that will impact or limit your learning experience, please review the following information.