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Date(s) - 02/26/2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

UJA-Federation of New York


Immigration Issues in Elder Abuse Cases Workshop

Thousands of older adults in New York are abused, neglected, and exploited every year, and the number is growing. JASA’s Elder Abuse Training Institute is an interdisciplinary program, which improves the understanding of and response to the various forms of elder abuse. The Institute educates social service, health, legal, and financial professionals as well as the public.

These workshops are provided by JASA in partnership with Lifespan of Greater Rochester, Inc. and Brookdale Institute for Healthy Aging of Hunter College.

This program is funded in part by Lifespan of Greater Rochester, Monroe County Office for the Aging, NYC Council through the DOVE Initiative, New York State Office for the Aging, US Administration on Aging, and participant contributions.

All workshops take place at
UJA-Federation of New York
130 East 59th Street, Room 710
New York, NY 10022
(between Park & Lexington Avenues)

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Fee: $40 plus $40 for CLE or CEU

3 CEU Credits Available and CLU Credits Pending Approval (If you’re signing up for CEU credits, you must provide your license number in the box that says “Additional information about your order.”)

This workshop addresses the impact of elder abuse on immigrants who do not have lawful status in the United States. Participants will learn about potential immigration protections and benefits for survivors of elder abuse. In addition, legal immigration consequences for abusers will be discussed.

Anne Goldweber, Esq., Professor and Director of Clinical Legal Education, St. John’s University School of Law

Timothy Fallon, Esq., Senior Immigration Attorney, Her Justice
Richard Bailey, Esq., Senior Staff Attorney, Immigration Practice, Brooklyn Defender Services
Katherine Martinez, LMSW, CEO, Neighborhood SHOPP

Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging at Hunter College, CUNY is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0161. 
Pending Approval – CLE credits will be available courtesy of St. John’s University School of Law.