Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 27, 2012
The Society of Certified Senior Advisors (SCSA) announces a new class location for its bestselling Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) course in Chicago, IL October 9-12, 2012. The CSA course teaches anyone who works with seniors about the strategies and tactics for working more effectively with the senior customer. CSA courses are held in locations around the country. Find an upcoming live class at Certification Classes.
Attendees of the CSA education course will gain the knowledge and tools necessary to work more effectively with their senior clients. This course covers why a comprehensive understanding of the unique goals and challenges facing seniors today helps to better serve and protect them. This is an in-depth class with first-rate faculty and rewarding results for both attendees and their senior clients. The CSA course coming to Chicago will be taught by SCSA’s expert instructors Jim McCabe, PhD and Beanna Whitlock, EA, CSA.
Jim McCabe, PhD, is the President of Eldercare Resources, a geriatric care management company that specializes in eldercare and case management services. Over a period of more than 25 years, Dr. McCabe has assisted hundreds of families with planning in the areas of eldercare and long term care planning. Jim has served on the Board of The Financial Planning Association in Phoenix, AZ. He has worked extensively with professionals in the areas of estate planning, elder law and health care. Dr. McCabe holds Masters Degrees from the University of Hawaii in Social Work and Public Health, and earned his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a frequent contributor to the Journal of Practical Estate Planning.
Beanna Whitlock is an experienced tax professional and Enrolled Agent since 1979, maintains a tax and financial services business in Reno, Nevada. She is also the Executive Director of the National Society of Tax Professionals. Previously, Beanna served as the Director of National Public Liaison for the Internal Revenue Service, responsible for the IRS relationship with tax professionals, Congress, and state and local authorities. Upon her departure from the IRS, Beanna was awarded the Commissioner’s Award, the highest honor the commissioner can bestow on an IRS employee. She has authored numerous articles appearing in Time, Newsweek, Parent’s, Ladies Home Journal, and Accounting Today. Accounting Today has honored Beanna by naming her one of the Top 100 Most Influential in Accounting for an unprecedented seven consecutive years.
The CSA Course will be held at the DoubleTree Chicago - Alsip. Following the at-home study program, the optional live class review will be held over the first 3 days of class. The CSA certification exam is taken on the morning of the fourth day. For more details on the course curriculum and comprehensive study materials, please visit Working with Seniors.
Professionals that take the time to earn their CSA designation know what a valuable investment the course is to both their professional and personal lives. SCSA is always striving to improve the course itself and the benefits associated with being a CSA so that new students and CSAs will have the same enthusiasm and regard for the certification as SCSA’s current membership.
Taking the steps to earn the CSA designation is about much more than taking a class and passing a test. Learn more about what it means to be a CSA through our newest guide Now That You’re a CSA.
SCSA educates and certifies professionals to work more effectively with their senior clients. As the leading provider of certification for professionals serving seniors, SCSA’s Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)® credential requires CSAs to uphold the highest ethical standards for the benefit and protection of the health and welfare of seniors. Accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies, the CSA credential is the gold standard for professionals in all areas who work with the senior population. Through a comprehensive educational program, SCSA helps professionals understand the key health, social and financial issues that are important to the majority of seniors.