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Date(s) - 01/31/2013
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

UJA-Federation of New York

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This introductory course will explore the unique dynamics of elder abuse and provide information and best practices. It is designed for individuals working in agencies providing services or support to older adults, such as social service organizations, schools of social work, housing management (including public housing), settlement houses, local government, advocacy coalitions, geriatric care managers and hospitals.

Topics to be discussed will include:
• Different types of abuse & warning signs
• Factors leading to and/or causing abuse
• Intervention strategies for working with victims and abusers
• Community resources

Elder Abuse 101 is one of several courses offered through the JASA Elder Abuse Training Institute. For a full list of JASA EATI Fall 2012- Spring 2013 courses, more information about Elder Abuse 101 and instructions for registration for this course, please click here to download the JASA EATI brochure.