Family gatherings are more commonplace in December, and older adults without families can experience more acute social isolation. Since isolation is both a risk factor for and a consequence of elder abuse, we decided to ask you - our social media followers and colleagues - to commit to speaking with an older adult in December. Our hope was that, by sharing this campaign, we could support older adults and contribute towards the prevention of elder abuse during the 2017 holiday season. More →
Date(s) - 02/22/2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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On February 22, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. eastern time, the Elder Justice Initiative (EJI) will host a webinar on Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Member Recruitment and Retention: Building Trust and Traction.
Presented by Maro Casparian, Director of Consumer Protection at the Denver District Attorney’s Office; Linda Loflin Pettit, Manager of Community and Government Relations for the Prosecution and Code Enforcement Section for the City and County of Denver; and Sgt. T.J. Blair of the Denver Police Department, this webinar highlights real-world solutions from Denver’s Forensic Collaborative for At-Risk Adults, an elder abuse case review MDT.
- Understanding the best practices for recruitment and ongoing engagement of team members.
- Exploring real-world examples of relationship- and trust-building strategies.
- Discovering new MDT Guide and Toolkit documents, including a recruitment letter and statement of need.
OVC’s Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) provides training to support professional development, enhance services to the community, and expand outreach to underserved victims of crime.
Click here for more information about the webinar