Do you work with seniors? Or would you like to help families?
Are you a Texas Guardian? Are you signed up for the elder mediation class?
Be part of the fabulous group of professionals already attending! You are never too old to be a mediator!
Article on Dr. Manousso in Houston Woman Magazine, April 2016
Dr. Manousso, and her students of Manousso Elder Mediation were appointed in 2012 as an Associate Member of the
University of Texas Health Consortium on Aging
2014 lecturer at the annual conference of the World Symposium on Elder Mediation in Halifax, Canada.
President of the Houston Gerontological Society 2016 and 2017
Huffington Center for Gerontology Annual Lecturer for the University of Texas Medical School September 14, 2018
Geriatric workers, guardians, mediators, attorneys, CPA, and families dealing with senior parents in Houston.
In 2018 to 2019, 20 hours were approved with 3 hours in ethics for continuing education.
MENTAL & PHYSICAL EFFECTS OF AGING
Age Bias: The framework of Normal Aging, Physical and Cognitive Changes;
Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Forms of Dementia and their impact on daily life and living choices;
The Grief Process and the impact of Depression in the Elderly;
Family Psychology: Intergenerational Relationships;
Long Term Care and In-Home Services;
Role of Geriatric Care Management and the Costs of Care;
Payment for services;
Maintaining Independence and other options.
LEGAL and FINANCIAL PLANNING
Planning for Financial Management: Medical options and eligibility delemas.
Medical Decision Making and Capacity Issues
The best way to protect and use your legacy
SPECIAL MEDIATION SKILLS FOR MULTI-GENERATIONAL AND PARTIES
Strategies for Intake and working with complex situations;
Exploring the Hybrid Model of Elder Mediation;
Working with family members who might not be in the room;
Ethical Concerns in medicine and money;
Capacity Issues; and more on the dynamics!
THE BUSINESS of ELDER MEDIATION PRACTICE
Marketing and opportunities to build your business.
Barbara Sunderland Manousso, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Texas Credentialed Distinguished Mediator
Certified Collaborative Law Mediator
Certified Texas Ombudsman for Longterm Care Facilities
President, Houston Gerontological Society 2016 and 2017
Member of the International Association for Conflict Resolution Ethical Standards Committee in Elder Mediation
Former Certified National and Texas Guardian
George Vroulis, Ph.D.
Clinical and Neuropsychologist
Frank Fee, Ph.D.
Geriatric Care Manager
Mediator and Arbitrator
James Scott Creighton, Ph.D
Ph.D. in Psychology
Mediator – Arbitrator
Lecturer in Family Dynamics
Lori LaConta, Esq., MBA,
Attorney and Mediator
Virginia Lootens, Esq.
National Elder Law Attorney (NELA)
Keith Peterson, J.D., CPA
Melissa Back, J.D.
Mediator, Attorney, and Arbitrator
By Barbara Sunderland Manousso, Ph.D., M.P.H. With the population aging at an unprecedented rate, families are more frequently encountering strained situations about how to best care for a loved one who no longer is able to...