Consultant on Aging

Resume

Jan D. Somers MSW LCSW BCD Certificate in Gerontology

Mobile: 303 903.0526  E-mail: [email protected] 


Career Summary

Over 20 years’ experience providing Eldercare Assessment and Consultations services, Care Management. Clinical Services, Supervision, Training, Community Education, Home Health, Resource development, Senior Business Development &, Marketing, Administration and Quality Assurance programs in a variety of independent, public and private healthcare /community service arenas.


Professional Experience

--Consultant on Aging/ Geriatric Care Manager, Denver,Colorado/California

--Business Consultant for Senior Service Professionals, Colorado

--Home Health and Hospice LCSW, Denver,Colorado

--Private Psychotherapy Practice / GCM services, Denver/Golden, Colorado

--Owner: The Move Managers-A senior relocation company, LLC California.

--Education Director- The NeuroCommunity Foundation. West Hills, California

--Clinical Director / Clinical Supervisor Human Affairs International,  Denver, Colorado/Washington

--Director of Managed Care, Pacific Clinics, California


Education

-Master of Social Work, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado

-Certificate of Gerontology, University of Denver, Colorado

-Bachelor of Social Welfare, San Diego State University, San Diego, California


Licenses/Certificates/Honors

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, State of Colorado  Current

Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work  Current

Certificate in Gerontology, University of Denver  Current

Who’s who in the West 


Instructor

Instructor: Colorado State University. Fort Collins, Colorado.

Instructor: Center for Health Education. Denver, Colorado.

Instructor: Mile High Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse. Denver, Colorado.

Presenter: National Association of Social Workers, National Annual Convention, Wash.D.C.

Presenter: Colorado Mental Health Conference. Snowmass,Colorado.


Selected presentations

-Concord Chamber of Commerce- “Things to know about your aging family member,”  8/ 2019

-SF Employee Assistance Association- “Aging issues and employee in the Workplace”. 6/2019

-Springfield at Whitney Oaks Retirement, “The other side of Aging 6/2019

-Sierra College, School of Nursing, Allied Health, Rocklin, CA. “Overview of the Social Work profession” 2/2019 

-USC School of Social Work, Gerontology, Los Angeles, CA. “What is Geriatric Care Management? 3/2015

-Sepulveda Veterans Administration, Compassion Fatigue for Health Care professionals” 4/2015

-Webinar: The Holman Group, “Employees and their Aging family members”, 2014

-SFV, Employee Assistance Program Association, “Aging issues and employee in the workplace” 2014

-Encino Chamber of Commerce, “What to know before you refer and select resources for your aging parent,” .6/2014


Publications

-Juggling Work and Care-giving: How to create balance: Absolute Trust Counsel Blog, 

-Taking action on parent care, The Signal, Santa Clarita Valley.com

-The Envoy Why laughter is good for you; Initial questions that might help you obtain a clearer picture of your family member’s apprehensions as they age; Successful ways to interact with your aging parents; Tips to having an effective conversation with aging family members.

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