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June 2016

Working with Older Survivors of Abuse: A Framework for Advocates

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This toolkit will help community based domestic violence and/or sexual abuse programs assess existing services and provides guidance to enhance program and advocates response to older survivors of abuse.
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September 2015

Survivors in the Margins: The Invisibility of Violence Against Older Women

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Examining the impact of generational and aging factors on how older women experience IPV, we assert that the VAW field may be overlooking a wider population of survivors than previously thought.
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January 2014

The Elder Justice Roadmap: A Stakeholder Initiative to Respond to an Emerging Health, Justice, Financial and Social Crisis

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his report identifies and prioritizes actions that direct service providers, educators, and researchers can take to benefit older adults facing abuse, neglect or financial exploitation.
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September 2013

Policy Implications of Recognizing that Caregiver Stress is Not the Primary Cause of Elder Abuse

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Studies show the causes of elder abuse to be wide-ranging, and not necessarily an outcome of caregiver stress. This paper discusses how seeing caregiver stress as a primary cause of abuse has unintended and detrimental consequences that affect the efforts to end this widespread problem.
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September 2012

Collaboration Is Essential: King Countys Response to a Case of Elder Abuse and Exploitation

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This article describes a case that occurred in King County, Washington. “After multiple missed opportunities for intervention, a community finally responds - and an offender is held accountable.”
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Domestic Abuse in Later Life: Cultural Considerations

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This document presents a review of twelve studies that interviewed members of different cultural groups and describes perceptions of abusive behaviors and responses to abuse by members of different cultural groups.
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March 2011

Respecting Elders, Protecting Elders: Untangling the Mystery of What Sexual Assault Advocates Need to Know About the Mandatory Reporting of Elder Abuse

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The purpose of this article is to strengthen advocates’ and coalitions’ capacity to analyze their reporting and confidentiality obligations, and to help them located the information they need to analyze how to provide safe and victim-centered advocacy.
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January 2011

Golden Voices: Support Groups for Older Abused Women

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This manual is designed to help professionals start a support group for older survivors of domestic abuse.
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January 2011

Mandatory Reporting of Elder Abuse for Victim Service Providers: 6-Part Series of Information Sheets

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These fact sheets were adapted from a longer article by Jessica Mindlin, Esq., and Bonnie Brandl, MSW, entitled, “Respecting Elders, Protecting Elders: Untangling the Mystery of What Sexual Assault Advocates Need to Know About the Mandatory Reporting of Elder Abuse” published in Reshape (Spring 2011; no. 27).
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July 2009

Sexual Abuse in Later Life

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To raise awareness and provide guidance to professionals, this article addresses sexual assault in later life and specifically focuses on victimization of elders that occurs in the context of intimate partner violence, incest, and care facilities.
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January 2007

Abuse in Later Life: Power and Control Dynamics and a Victim-Centered Response

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Heath care professionals, such as nurses and mental health service providers, are in a unique position to identify and address the needs of older victims of abuse. This article focuses on three main topics: the dynamics of abuse in later life, a victim-centered response, and working collaboratively with other disciplines to offer a comprehensive response to these complex cases.
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January 2005

Mandatory Reporting of Elder Abuse: Implications for Domestic Violence Advocates

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This document offers information about the relationship between elder abuse and domestic violence in later life, state statutes and requirements, and complexities associated with mandatory reporting of elder abuse.