Basic Social Services Training-March 2023

CANCELLED! This course is designed for those who have been a Social Service Designee for less than six months or for those interested in becoming a qualified Social Service Designee. This course has numerous updates and serves as a great refresher course for those who are experienced and those interested in re-entering the profession.


Date: March 29-30, 2023

Location: KAHCF Training Center, 9403 Mill Brook Road, Louisville, KY 40223

This is an in-person training offered twice a year.

Course Highlights:

  • Social Services Designee Responsibilities       
  • Medical Terminology/psychotropic medication      
  • Customer service & resident rights      
  • Documentation       
  • Federal and State regulatory requirements
  • Grievances, abuse prevention, QIDP      
  • Aging process, dementia, Alzheimer’s Care
  • Advance Directives, abuse prevention, Elder Justice Act
  • Survey process
  • MDS 3.0
  • Trauma Informed Care

Target Audience: New to Social Services in long term care

Agenda for both days of training

8:00am -8:30am Registration

8:30am -10:00am Training

10:00am-10:15am Break

10:15am-11:45 am Training

11:45am-1:00pm Lunch on their own

1:00pm-2:15pm Training

2:15pm-2:30pm Break

2:30pm- 4:00pm Training

Presenter: Grady Browning holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Western Kentucky University and Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Louisville. He is a licensed Social Worker in the state of Indiana and in the state of Kentucky. Grady has worked in the healthcare industry as a social worker, discharge planner, recruiter, staff development coordinator and social service and activity healthcare consultant. He has over 20+ years’ experience in long term care. Focusing in the areas of social service, activity, QIDP and quality of life, Grady has served as the Senior Consultant for Lacy Beyl & Company, Inc. for the past 19 years. Grady is an instructor for the Indiana State approved Social Service Course, Activity Course and QIDP Course. He has presented multiple seminars and training sessions throughout Indiana and Kentucky focusing on quality of life, person centered care, dementia programming, QIS surveys and quality clinical outcomes for residents.

Registration fee:   

$230 - Member
$330 - Non Member

Continuing Education

The Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities is an approved provider of continuing education by the Kentucky Board of Nursing, #5-0002.  To receive the 12 contact hours, you must complete the entire program. Certificates may be printed once the program evaluation is submitted. Disclaimer Statement: The Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual continuing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content.


Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received seven (7) workdays prior to the seminar date will receive a full refund. Cancellations received inside of seven (7) workdays will receive one-half refund. Participants who do not attend will not receive a refund unless prior written notice is given to the KAHCF office. All cancellations must be made in writing and may be emailed to [email protected]  Phone cancellations will not be accepted.


Members shall pay for conventions or seminars in advance. Full payment must be received seven (7) days prior to seminar or convention. All registrations received without payment will be invoiced at time registration is received.  If membership dues or any invoices are 90 days in arrears, registration fee for seminar or convention will be charged at the non-member rate unless payment is made in full seven (7) days prior to seminar or convention.


SpringHill Suites
10101 Forrest Green Blvd. 
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 326-3895
$105.00 per night single/double
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Hawthorne Suites (Off Shelbyville Road behind Mall St. Matthews)
751 Cypress Station Drive
Louisville, KY 40202
866-899-5959 or 502-899-5959
$105.00 per night 
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3/29/2023 8:00 AM - 3/30/2023 4:00 PM
Eastern Daylight Time
9403 Mill Brook Road Louisville 40223
Registration is closed.