Interdisciplinary Care Teams for Older Adults

You can view the webinar recording below to receive continuing education credits. Supporting documents such as webinar slides, transcript, speaker bios, and additional resources are available to download by scrolling to the attachments section below.


This webinar is also available as podcasts on SoundCloud and iTunes.

Live Webinar Air Date: 
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 12:00pm

By working in a team of skilled professionals, interdisciplinary care teams (ICT) provide comprehensive assessment and management of care for older adults. Effective ICTs use a person-centered approach that prioritizes the individual’s needs. This webinar explains key members within ICTs and identifies common challenges and best practices for ICTs working with older adults. Presenters also address the importance of clinical, psychosocial, long-term care, behavioral and community-based support for older adults, particularly Medicare-Medicaid beneficiaries.

By the end of this webinar, viewers should be able to:

  1. Identify different members of the ICT and how the team’s approach to care may change over time based on the social and health needs of the older adult.
  2. Distinguish effective approaches to create high performing teams including clarifying roles of team members and establishing methods of communication and information sharing with the individual, their family and core team members.
  3. Recognize basic knowledge of strategies to integrate long-term services and supports into care planning and overall team coordination.
  4. Recall how the ICT interacts with the consumer and if appropriate, their caregiver.

Featured Speakers:

  • Gwendolyn Graddy-Dansby, M.D., F.A.C.P., Medical Director, PACE Southeast Michigan
  • Sandra White, LMSW, ACSW, PACE Southeast Michigan
  • Ellen LaSalvia, MSW, LSW, Buckeye Health Plan
  • Olivia Richard, Care-Recipient

Intended Audience:

This webinar is intended for a wide range of stakeholders - physicians, nurses, social workers, care managers, family caregivers, staff at social service agencies, Medicare-Medicaid plans, Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs), managed long-term services and supports programs, and consumer organizations.

CE Credit Information:


The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) to offer continuing education credit.

  • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for this activity. CEU will be awarded to participants who meet all criteria for successful completion of this educational activity. CEU credit for this course expires at midnight on December 7, 2020.

Instructions: After viewing the recording, please visit to access the post-test. More information can be found in the Continuing Education Credit Guide.

Individuals are strongly encouraged to check with their specific regulatory boards or other agencies to confirm that courses taken from these accrediting bodies will be accepted by that entity. 

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