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Social Service Designee (SSD) August [Virtual]

When: August 14 - 23, 2024 @ 8:00am EST


Members: $599 | Non-Members: $599

About This Event

The Social Service Designee course sponsored by Indiana Health Care Association and developed/owned/provided by Success Development, Inc., provides the basic knowledge to fulfill the role of a Social Service Designee. Attendees – upon successful completion of the 48-hour course – will receive a certificate to fulfill requirements defined in the state regulations for nursing facilities/long-term care facilities. This is a virtual online course.

Course content includes:

  • Resident Care and Rights
  • Family Care
  • History of Health Facilities
  • Sales and Marketing and the Social Service Designee
  • Finances Overview
  • Survey Process Overview
  • Acts, Laws, Regulations, Codes, Rules

Upon successful completion of the course – attendees will be certified to:

  • Serve as the Social Service Designee in a nursing facility – under 121 beds.
  • Serve as a Social Service Designee in a nursing facility – over 120 beds under the supervision of a Social Worker.
  • Coordinate the services needed to attain or maintain the highest practical physical, psychological and psychosocial well-being for each resident.
  • Participate in the care team and utilize internal and external resources to identify and secure appropriate resident services.
  • Schedule and maintain appropriate resident interaction with the social Service Designee.
  • Serve as an advocate for each resident.

Social Service Designee Course of Study

(48 hrs.) Wed., Thur., & Fri. – two consecutive weeks (8am-4:30pm) – (30 min lunch)

Questions about this event?

Please email Katie, IHCA/INCAL’s director of education, using the form below.

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