Dementia-Capable Professionals: Legal and Ethical Issues and Cognitive Impairment

This is a special presentation in February to find out why it’s important to consult attorneys who are “dementia-capable” when assisting those with memory loss and their families. Also, learn about assessing capacity and balancing autonomy and protection from abuse, neglect and exploitation.

Dementia-Capable Professionals: Legal and Ethical Issues and Cognitive Impairment
Tuesday, Feb. 3
8:30am to Noon
Pomaika’i Ballrooms at Dole Cannery – Iwilei
735 Iwilei Road, Honolulu, HI  96817
Continental Breakfast will be provided. Parking will be $6 per vehicle with validation at Dole Cannery (movie parking)
Register online with EventBrite. Admission: $16.82  per person ($15 plus online fees)

If you have any questions about the event or registration process, please contact Jody Mishan or call 295-2624
Please register ahead of time online. Not accepting credit cards at the door.
Parking will be $6 per vehicle with validation at Dole Cannery (movie parking)
CEUs for social workers pending approval by NASW Hawaii Chapter.

David Godfrey, JD, is a senior attorney to the American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging in Washington, DC. He is responsible for the ABA’s role in the Administration on Aging funded National Legal Resource Center and for producing the National Aging and Law Conference. He is a board member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Prior to joining the Commission he was responsible for elder law programming at Access to Justice Foundation in Kentucky. Mr. Godfrey earned his BA with honors at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, and his JD cum laude from the University of Louisville School of Law in Kentucky. He has presented on legal and ethical issues and dementia capability for Administration on Community Living for their Alzheimer’s Disease Supportive Services Program (ADSSP) educational Webinar series.

Daniel Marson, JD, PhD is a clinical neuropsychologist, licensed attorney, and tenured full professor in the Department of Neurology at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), where he directs the Division of Neuropsychology and UAB Alzheimer’s Disease Center. He graduated from Carleton College, University of Chicago Law School, and Northwestern University in Clinical Psychology. He lectures nationally on competency in neurocognitive disorders and has over 100 publications on this topic. He’s been a principal investigator on multiple NIH grants and his work on financial capacity in the elderly has appeared in the New York Times, USA Today, and on NPR. Dr. Marson is a fellow and past president of the National Academy of Neuropsychology. He frequently serves as an expert witness in civil and criminal matters.
This event is being sponsored by the Hawaii Executive Office on Aging, The Hawaii State Bar Association, National Legal Resource Center’s National Elder Rights Training Project, the American Bar Association, Miyasaki LLC, and Kahala Nu