Granite Falls Municipal Hospital
Redwood Area Hospital, Redwood Falls
Averea Marshall Regional Medical Center
Chippewa County - Montevideo Hospital
Johnson Memorial Health Services, Dawson
Lakewood Health System, Staples
Hendricks Community Hospital
Glacial Ridge Health System, Glenwood
Paynesville Area Health Care System
Credits: 3 clock hours/.3ceu’s/3.3 contact hours
Approved by MN Board of Social Work for 3 ceu’s
Application has been made to MN BENHA
Description: This course will discuss the ethical considerations in dealing with clients that have dimin-ished capacity. We will be learning through case studies and discussion about real-life situations. Attendees should be able to evaluate prospective clients for capacity issues and gain knowledge of how to deal with clients with diminished capacity in a professional and ethical matter.
*Attendees will learn the legal standards that courts apply in determining capacity
*Attendees will learn how to identify persons with diminished capacity.
*Attendees will learn ethical means of dealing with diminished capacity clients.
Presenter: Lisa K. Pluto Esq. has practiced law since 1999. she concentrates her practice in the areas of Medical Assistance and Estate Planning. Lisa received her undergraduate degree in international busi-ness from Saint Cloud State University in Saint Cloud, Minnesota and her Juris Doctorate from William Mitchell College of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Lisa is frequently asked to present on Medical Assis-tance Planning; estate Planning; Disability Planning; and Guardianship/Conservatorship. Lisa is a mem-ber of Wealth Counsel, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA), The Hennepin County Medical Assistance Committee, The Elder Resource Association (ERA), Minneapolis Area Senior Workers association (MASWA), Southern Minnesota Estate Planning Council, LLC (SMEC) and the Minnesota State Bar Association Probate and Trust Law sections.
Lisa is originally from Saint Cloud, Minnesota and currently resides in dodge Center, Minnesota with her husband Christopher and three children, Morgan, Sydney and Graham. She likes to spend her free mo-ments with her family, traveling and making arts and crafts with her children.