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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

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Special Collection
June 2016

Preventing and Responding to Domestic & Sexual Violence in Later Life

This collection brings together selected materials related to preventing and responding to elder abuse, specifically domestic and sexual violence.

Materials

Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
June 2016

Guiding Principles for Working with Older Victims of Abuse

Author(s): Juanita Davis, Ann Turner
This webinar highlights NCALL’s guiding principles to help victim service providers better serve older adults victims of abuse.
Materials
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
June 2016

Working with Older Survivors of Abuse: A Framework for Advocates

Author(s): Bonnie Brandl
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.
Materials
  • General Material
December 2015

Gender-based violence and HIV across the life course: adopting a sexual rights framework to include older women

Author(s): Bergen Cooper , Cailin Crockett
Building on sexual rights scholarship, this paper argues for an approach to public health interventions for GBV and HIV that acknowledges older women – their sexuality, sexual agency, and activity – so that health providers and advocates acknowledge and serve older survivors.
Materials
  • General Material
September 2015

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

Author(s): Cailin Crockett, Bonnie Brandl, Firoza Chic Dabby
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.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2015

"Be Food Safe" Fact Sheets for At-Risk Populations

This page includes fact sheets about food safety for at-risk populations, including people with HIV/AIDS, pregnant women, older adults, and people with diabetes.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2015

Reclaiming What is Sacred: Addressing Harm to Indigenous Elders and Developing a Tribal response to Abuse in Later Life

Author(s): Lauren J. Litton, Victoria Ybanez
This paper, a resource for tribes and villages on how to create meaningful responses to abuse in later life, identifies specific guiding philosophies, cultural considerations, and potential action steps tribes and villages might wish to do when addressing abuse in later life in their communities.
Materials
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
December 2014

Technology and Abuse in Later Life

This toolkit for older adults is designed with two goals in mind: to provide information about common technologies, including assistive technology, and to identify ways older adults can safeguard themselves from those who misuse technology to control, harass, stalk, and/or threaten them.
Materials
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
December 2014

Indicators of Elder Abuse Among Older Patients

Author(s): Carolyn Ziminski Pickering
A recorded webinar created by the Coordinated Response to Elder Abuse Coalition in Selby County, Memphis, TN. This training is part of a 3 year elder abuse project in Memphis, funded by the Plough Foundation.
Materials
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
June 2014

How to Answer Tough Questions About Elder Abuse

This booklet is designed as a reference for organizations when responding to inquiries about elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2014

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

Author(s): Marie-Therese Connolly, Bonnie Brandl, Risa Breckman
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.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2014

Mistreatment of Latino Elders

This research brief synthesizes the latest available information and research relating to the mistreatment of Latino elders, providing insight into general cultural beliefs, views, norms, of Latinos and how they relate to and influence elder mistreatment.