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Mistreatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Elders

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This research brief synthesizes the latest available information and research relating to the mistreatment of LGBT elders. Information is provided on the occurrence of abuse, isolation as a risk factor, issues affecting help seeking, and tips for working with LGBT elders.
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A Statewide Profile of Abuse of Older Women and the Criminal Justice Response

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This statewide study in Rhode Island of domestic violence in older women and the response of state authorities found a relatively larger proportion of intimate partner abuse than previously found in adult protective service surveys.
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Elder Abuse Fatality Review Teams: A Replication Manual

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This manual emphasizes the need for a multidisciplinary Elder Abuse Fatality Review Team (EA-FRT), discusses various issues and challenges that EA-FRT may face, and presents suggestions for addressing these challenges.
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Elder Sexual Abuse: The Hidden Victim: A Law Enforcement Training Curriculum

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This curriculum covers topics such as recognizing, responding to, and investigating elder sexual assault. The training is interactive, and case studies based on real crimes are used to give the officers practice in applying the information they learn.
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Identifying and Responding to Elder Abuse: A Benchcard for Judges

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This benchcard outlines the problem of elder abuse and offers strategies the court can take to improve responses. It can be modified to reflect state statutes, court remediation and management tools, and local resources.
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Responding to Elder Abuse

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This set 3 of training videos specific to elder abuse response address 1) community corrections professionals, 2) judges and court personnel, and 3) law enforcement. Other video packages available here include “In Their Own Words” and “Financial Abuse Specialist Team Video.”