The 2017 Oscar-nominated documentary Edith+Eddie tells the story of Edith Hill and Eddie Harrison, who marry in their mid-90s and become known online as "America’s oldest interracial couple". More than an inspiring love story, theirs also is a cautionary and heart-breaking tale about the state of elder justice and guardianship in the US as Hill's daughters battle over her care and the wishes of the couple to remain together. 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