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David CutnerNew Continuing Education Classes for Spring 2019 have been scheduled in New York City

Lamson & Cutner, P.C., has scheduled Spring 2019 Elder Law courses that will provide Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, and Certified Case Managers with 2.0 CEU credits for each class.  There will be three classes at the firm’s offices in New York City.

Lamson & Cutner is an authorized provider of CEU credits for their courses on Elder Law and Estate Planning.  We began giving CE credits to Social Workers in 2015.  We received approval for Certified Case Managers and Licensed Mental Health Counselors in 2018.

Our classes have been very well-received by past attendees.  They offer concrete, critical information for anybody who works with seniors and the disabled, especially those who are dealing with long term health issues.

Long-term care can be ruinously expensive. Fortunately, in New York in particular, there are well-established legal strategies that allow people to protect themselves and their assets. These Elder Law strategies are usually integrated into an Estate Plan.

Other crucial documents – called Advance Directives – are also discussed in the courses, as are methods used to protect the financial resources of disabled people.

Learn about these laws and opportunities from the first law firm authorized by the NY State Department of Education to grant CE credits to Social Workers for Elder Law courses.  Our firm is authorized to grant continuing education credit to Licensed Mental Health Practitioners and Certified Case Managers as well. Discover the options that can be invaluable for your clients who have long-term health care or estate planning needs.


Classes and dates are as follows:

The courses will be offered at the offices of Lamson & Cutner, 9 East 40th Street, New York, NY.


3:45 – 4:00    Registration, Networking

4:00 – 6:00    Course

6:00 – 6:30    Networking Reception


Course 1: Medicare and Medicaid Planning

How your clients or patients can obtain the best health care and long-term care, and how they can protect their assets and income against the ruinous costs of care.  The course will cover eligibility and planning for Community Medicaid (including home care and assisted living) and Nursing Home Medicaid (including the five-year “look back” and penalty periods).

Dates for Course 1:

Thursday, April 4:                New York City


Course 2: Planning for the Disabled, Caregiver Agreements, and Advance Directives

Protecting the disabled, including minor and adult children; supplemental needs trusts; caregiver agreements; and advance directives – powers of attorney, health care proxies and living wills.

Dates for Course 2:

Thursday, April 25:               New York City


Course 3: Wills, Trusts, Beneficiary Designations, and Estate Planning

Cost-effective estate planning, including provisions for elderly or disabled family members. Probate, administration, and how to avoid the need for court intervention.  Strategies for avoiding family disputes.

Dates for Course 3:

Wednesday, May 15:         New York City


Overview Course:  Community Medicaid, Nursing Home Medicaid, and Key Components of Long-Term Care Planning

How seniors, the disabled, and others with long-term care needs can obtain the best health care and long-term care, and how they can protect their assets and income.  Topics include Community Medicaid and Nursing Home Medicaid, Advance Directives including the Health Care Proxy and Power of Attorney, and disability planning.

Overview Course Date and Schedule:

To be determined


If you have a group of ten or more social workers who are interested, please contact us to discuss the possibility of scheduling one or more courses.


COST: $25 per course (includes Networking Reception)


Lamson & Cutner, P.C., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0189.   The firm has been an approved provider since 2015.

Lamson & Cutner, PC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors.  #MHC-0139.

Lamson & Cutner has received authorization from the Commission for Case Manager Certification to grant two clock hours each of Continuing Education credit to Board Certified Case Managers for Courses 1, 2, 3, and for the Overview Course.


TO SIGN UP: Fill out the form below.  Or, you can email the firm at, or call us at (347) 690-7483. Space is limited.  Please note:  No refunds are available for same-day cancellations.

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