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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.
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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.
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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.
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January 2014

Building community collaborations to serve victims of sexual violence in later life

This 3-part podcast series supports the NSVRC's work to address sexual violence across the lifespan, addressing the importance of building community collaborations to serve victims of sexual violence in later life.
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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.
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September 2013

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

Author(s): Bonnie Brandl, Jane Raymond
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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June 2013

Understanding Elder Abuse: New Directions for Developing Theories of Elder Abuse Occurring in Domestic Settings

Author(s): Shelly L. Jackson, Thomas L. Hafemeister
This paper discusses theory-based explanations of what causes elder abuse and how best to respond to it.
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May 2013

NCALL Abuse in Later Life Resource List

This list provides current journal articles and professional publications related to elder abuse.
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April 2013

A Multi-Site Assessment of Court-Focused Elder Abuse Initiatives

Author(s): Lori A. Stiegel, Pamela B. Teaster
This 2011 American Bar Association Study demonstrates that court-focused elder abuse initiatives enhance access to justice for victims and offer benefits to courts and other agencies.
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January 2013

Maturing Your Services: Advocating for Survivors of Sexual Violence in Later Life

This interactive online course is designed to increase advocates’ and other victim service professionals’ capacity for serving victims of sexual violence in later life.
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January 2013

Partnering to Address Faith and Safety: A Guide for Faith Leaders and Domestic and Sexual Violence Service Providers to Assist Older Victims of Abuse

This guide provides ideas, best practices and strategies for domestic and sexual violence service providers and faith leaders to build partnerships that support older victims and survivors.
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January 2013

Inclusive Questions for Older Adults: A Practical Guide To Collecting Data on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Written with suggestions, tips and practical ideas this guide will assist in your organization's path to asking fully inclusive questions to all of your clients.