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Welcome to the web site of the Statewide Clinical Outreach Program for the Elderly. Trinitas Regional Medical Center, in collaboration with the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging (NJISA) at UMDNJ, provides crisis response and clinical outreach to older adults (55+) residing at nursing facilities who experience mental health and/or behavioral crisises.

S-COPE provides on-site assessments, consultations and clinical interventions at screening centers, psychiatric inpatient units and within long term care facilities. The team provides 24/7 response. All services are provided free of charges.

S-COPE offers in-service trainings, on-site coaching of staff, short term counseling to residents and consultations with staff and families. Nine regional trainings on topics relevant to the cognitive, behavioral and mental health of older adult nursing home residents are provided throughout the year, free of charge.

2016 S-COPE Conference
Crowne Plaza
Monroe Township, NJ
October 26, 2016

Morning Keynote Address
"BPSD and the Challenges of Enhancing the LTC Workforce"
Presented by Deborah Klaszky, MSN, APN-C
New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Afternoon Keynote Address
"Geriatric Pain Management"
Presented by Richard Jermyn, DO, FAAPMR
Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Acting Chair, Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Director, Acting Chair, Neuromuscular Institute

Afternoon Workshops
"Senior Bullying in Long-Term Care"
Presented by James McCracken, MHA, LNHA, CALA
New Jersey Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly (OOIE)

Panel Discussion
The Acute Care System (no related presentation)

Panel Discussion
Culture Change: Myths, Opportunities and Reality in Current LTC Systems (no related presentation)

Special "Looped" Presentation
"Project ECHO"

Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in this year's S-COPE Conference. As we reflect on reaching our fifth anniversary, we hope you have found S-COPE to be an important and valuable resource to you in your work. We look forward to seeing you at future events, and we welcome your ideas, suggestions and feedback as we strive to make each year's conference better and better.

Future/Recent Trainings
July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016
July 6, 2016
June 7, 2016
May 20, 2016
May 18, 2016
March 15, 2016

NOTE: These courses are approved by the Association of Social Work Boards - ASWB NJ CE Course Approval Program Provider #30 Course #1032-1037 from 10/6/2016 to 10/6/2018. Social workers will receive the following type and number of credit(s): General Social Work Practice 5.5