Denver, CO (PRWEB) March 21, 2014
The Society of Certified Senior Advisors (SCSA) announces a new class for its bestselling Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) course in San Diego, March 25-28. The CSA course teaches anyone who works with older adults about the strategies and tactics for working more effectively with the senior customer. CSA courses are held in locations around the country. See the upcoming class locations 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 San Diego will be taught by SCSA’s expert instructors Dr. James McCabe and Mickey Batsell, CSA.
James 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.
Mickey Batsell, CASL, CLU, MBA, CSA, FLMI, CLTC, is an experienced industry professional, specializing in long-term care and surrounding issues including Medicare, Medicaid, home healthcare, nursing homecare, wealth transfer, and the selection of long-term care facilities. With 40 years of professional, and more importantly, personal family experiences, Mickey has an in-depth understanding of the challenges his clients face. As a protector of people’s independence and dignity, he currently represents industry-leading, financially sound companies and assists families, groups, and associations throughout the United States. Mickey has a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and an MBA in Accounting. He is a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), a Chartered Advisor for Senior Living (CASL), a Fellow of Life Management Institute (FLMI), a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA), and is Certified in Long Term Care (CLTC). Mickey takes an active role in his industry, community and church. He served on the national boards of director for the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, Society of Financial Services Professionals (SFSP) and the Alliance of Financial Management Professionals (AFMP). He is also a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and Past President of the National Insurance Marketing Executives (NIME).
The CSA Review Class will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Airport / Liberty Station 2592 Laning Road, San Diego, CA 92106. Following the at-home study program, the optional class review will be held over the first three days of class. For more details on the course curriculum and comprehensive study materials, please visit Working with Seniors.
Attendees of the CSA class review have the option to sit for the CSA Exam following the 3 days of class. In order to become Certified Senior Advisors, candidates must pass the CSA Exam in addition to meeting all certification requirements.
Individuals who earn and maintain the Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)® credential are entitled to become members of the Society of Certified Senior Advisors (SCSA), an organization dedicated to helping professionals understand the key health, social and financial issues that are important to older adults. Founded in 1997, SCSA offers a vast array of resources and education specifically related to issues affecting seniors.