Abuse in Later Life: Assessment and Response within the Senior Legal Hotlines

Source: Center for Elder Rights Advocacy (CERA)

Published: 2012

Summary:

This webinar provides a foundational understanding of the range and prevalence of abuses suffered by older adults, including physical and sexual violence, as well as emotional abuse, neglect and financial exploitation. Hotline advocates will then be offered tools and tips to help you:
– recognize the signs of abuse,
– elicit pertinent information from a caller about the abuse,
– holistically assess a survivor’s situation, and
– respond appropriately to help enhance a survivor’s safety and security.

Link: Abuse in Later Life: Assessment and Response within the Senior Legal Hotlines

Topics: Domestic Violence in Later Life, Overview/General, Sexual Abuse

Access: Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning, Teaching Others

Audience: Advocates, Legal/Law Enforcement

Level: Advanced, Intermediate

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