Three staff members at Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak recently earned professional certifications as a Certified Dementia Practitioner® through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP), the global leader in dementia education and certification for healthcare and other professionals. Jenna Franks, Esq. and long-term care planners Kristin Daugherty and Tammy Zilske completed the required training to earn the CDP® designation, which represents individuals that have received comprehensive knowledge in the area of dementia care and achievement in completing the Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care course/seminar. Both Kristin and Tammy add the CDP® certification to their Certified Medicaid Planner™ credentials as well.
Kathleen Yurchak Secures Victory in Obtaining More Opportunities for Female Students in Team Sports at Lock Haven University
From Women's Law Project (see original press release)
After years of intensive litigation, we are proud to share the news that student-athletes were successful in obtaining more opportunities for female students in team sports at Lock Haven University.
The student-athletes, represented by the Women’s Law Project and Kathleen Yurchak of Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak, brought the lawsuit under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in federally funded educational programs. Title IX requires equity in athletic participation opportunities, scholarships, and treatment.
By Tammy Zilske, Long-Term Care Planner, Certified Medicaid Planner™
Many years ago, my husband and I took our four-year-old son to a park, where another child was having a birthday party. Our son was a bit upset that he wasn't invited to join in the festivities. We had a rare creative moment: we bought a reduced priced cake, wrapped up toys from the back of his closet, and threw our son a fake birthday party.
Just as our son may not have fully understood and valued a “gift”, understanding how The Department of Human Services classifies a gift can also be confusing.
Here are common questions we get at the law firm about gifting: