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Technical assistance to California"s model projects in elder abuse prevention

Technical assistance to California"s model projects in elder abuse prevention

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Published by Mount Zion Hospital and Medical Center in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- California -- Abuse of -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprincipal investigators, Lisa Nerenberg and Marjorie Ginsburg.
    ContributionsGinsburg, Marjorie., Mount Zion Hospital and Medical Center (San Francisco, Calif.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvi, 65 p.
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14680964M

    The Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse and Neglect at the University of California, Irvine, integrates the work of five discrete but interacting domains related to elder mistreatment. These domains are local projects, research, training and education, technical assistance, and policy and advocacy. Research. The faculty members of the UC Irvine School of Medicine Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology are nationally known for their research in the field of elder abuse and neglect. At the Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse & Neglect we provide a valuable and much-needed bridge between direct service and academics.

    Helen Supanich, M.D.R., serves as a National Elder Fraud Hotline case management shift supervisor at the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center, providing leadership and guidance to case managers working with victims of financial Supanich previously worked as an advocate/case manager for elder abuse victims at the Holistic Elder Abuse Response Team, the. abuse, and elder abuse by caregivers and others. This package is focused on IPV across the lifespan, including partner violence among older adult populations. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed a separate technical package for the prevention of child abuse and neglect. 6. IPV is highly prevalent.

    Developing Training Programs on Elder Abuse Prevention for In-Home Helpers 5 An Introduction to In-Home Helpers O lder people with physical and cognitive impairments are likely to need assistance . The Elder Justice Roadmap Project Report sponsored by the US Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services reflects input from stakeholders around the country. We encourage you to review this report’s findings on how to advance efforts against elder abuse, neglect and financial exploitation.


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Technical assistance to California"s model projects in elder abuse prevention Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Technical assistance to California's model projects in elder abuse prevention. [Lisa Nerenberg; Marjorie Ginsburg; Mount Zion Hospital and Medical Center.].

Those issues can include income security, health care financing, consumer fraud, housing and foreclosure prevention, and elder abuse. As a key centerpiece of the Model Approaches projects, SLHs assist seniors in accessing legal services to ensure their rights and enhance their independence and financial security.

The best way to intervene in the problem of elder abuse is to prevent it from happening. To this end, ACL commits resources to several important projects designed to meet the goals of coordinating federal elder justice efforts, exploring new prevention and intervention models, and providing up-to-date research and information to professionals and the public.

The Elder Abuse Prevention Interventions Program. The Elder Abuse Prevention Interventions Program provides $ million to states and Tribes to test interventions designed to prevent elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

The funds support five projects and awards range from $,$1, for three-year projects. California Department of Justice’s Bureau of Medi‐Cal Fraud & Elder Abuse and Crime & Violence Prevention Center, in conjunction with the AARP.

“A Citizen’s Guide to Preventing & Reporting Elder Abuse.” Office of the Attorney General California Department of Justice. Pages 3‐ Size: KB. inspired me to pursue this project.

I also want to thank the Elder Abuse Prevention Team members, and, especially, those who donated their time, expertise and talent to help train Meals on Wheels volunteers to recognize and report elder abuse using this curriculum: Karen Fritz, Mark Kuntz, Pedro Carbajal-Madrid, Barbara McClinton, M.S.G., and Dr.

lines, technical assistance, public education, and the ture for elder abuse prevention, which may create an Elder Abuse: Policy and Procedure Title IV of the Older Americans Act. "The Availability and Utility of Interdisciplinary Data on Elder Abuse: A White Paper for the National Center on Elder Abuse" (NCEA, ) “highlights data sources on elder abuse in the health care, long term care, criminal justice, fiduciary, and legal services arenas, beyond adult protective services data.”.

Elder abuse prevention programs covering elder physical abuse, elder emotional abuse, elder financial abuse and elder neglect prevention. Programs for elderly features innovative worldwide programs and services for seniors.

The site features programs for seniors that help older adults maintain their independence, as well as programs to assist caregivers for the elderly. InAoA established the Prevention of Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation program.

Through the program, AoA provides federal leadership in strengthening elder justice strategic planning and direction for programs, activities, and research related to elder abuse awareness and prevention. The Things They Carried: Advancing Trauma Informed Responses to Elder Abuse Produced by the NYC Elder Abuse Center and the Weinberg Center for Elder Justice, this report draws from the findings of a symposium that brought together experts to consider the impact of trauma on older victims of abuse.

University of Southern California is producing new information on the Elder Abuse Forensic Center (EAFC) model to guide future decision-making about implementation of the model. This grantee is facilitating replication as well as understanding of the model’s components, functions and outcomes. A Guide to Preventing Older Adult Alcohol and Psychoactive Medication Misuse/Abuse 3 optimize the use of proven screening and brief inter-vention models in culturally diverse health and social service settings serving older individuals who are.

Elder Abuse Fatality Review Teams Learn about the ABA Commission on Law and Aging Elder Abuse Fatality Review Team projects and products, including background information, a list of existing teams, relevant ABA policy, and resources including the original and updated replication manual, team outcomes, and more.

This year the ABA Commission on Law and Aging (Commission) continued its efforts, begun into expand and strengthen the justice system’s role in preventing, detecting, and remedying the devastating and costly problem of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (generally referred to as “elder abuse” unless otherwise indicated).

Commission activities were concentrated in three areas. The project also seeks to provide sexual violence advocates with a tool in the form of a technical assistance manual to most effectively serve elder goal of this technical assistance manual is to allow sexual violence advocates/counselors to become adept in dealing with elder clients as tes can peruse this guide to.

Other PRTA Projects include the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Technical Assistance Project, also funded by California ADP, and Living Out Loud, a substance abuse prevention project for at-risk girls, funded by the federal Center on Substance Abuse Prevention.

Elder Abuse Prevention Interventions Background. Elder Justice Act and AoA's Prevention Interventions Demonstration Program. The Elder Abuse Prevention Interventions demonstration, authorized by the Elder Justice Act and funded by the Administration on Aging (AoA), U.S.

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in FYprovided funding to test interventions designed to prevent elder. The University of Southern California is producing new information on the Elder Abuse Forensic Center (EAFC) model to guide future decision-making about implementation of the model.

This grantee is facilitating replication as well as understanding of the model. “Home Safe": California Homeless Prevention Pilot Project This project, spearheaded by the California Welfare Directors Association (CWDA) and co-sponsored by CEJC and the California Commission on Aging, is a 3-year, $15 million demonstration grant program to enable Adult Protective Services (APS) programs to assist victims of elder abuse to avoid homelessness.

She also writes articles, educational materials and thought pieces for the elder justice field, including co-authoring the Elder Justice Roadmap Report and Elder Abuse Multidisciplinary Teams: Planning for the Future, which provides recommendations from a symposium NYCEAC co-sponsored on MDT replication, sustainability and research.Recognizing the increasing reported instances of abuse of elderly people, the State of California has passed various statues making such abuse subject to unique criminal and civil liability.

Essentially, the laws forbid the lack of care as well as the physical or mental abuse of elderly dependent persons. Violation of such provisions can subject the perpetrator to civil and, more drastically.the prevention of child abuse and neglect requires a comprehensive focus that crosscuts key sectors of society (e.g., public health, government, education, social services, and justice).

15 In addition, there is an important need to.