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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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Prosecution Guide to Effective Collaboration on Elder Abuse

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This guide provides an overview of the prosecutor’s use of multidisciplinary collaboration to more effectively identify, prosecute and prevent elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.
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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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Walk in Our Shoes: Working with Older Survivors of Abuse

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The purpose of the videos and discussion guide is to encourage critical thinking and conversation about direct services and outreach designed to meet the unique needs of victims of abuse in later life. Since each community has its own strengths and challenges, a variety of diverse viewpoints are offered to assist in determining what will work in your community.
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Domestic Violence in Later Life Annotated Bibliography

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This bibliography includes selected journal articles from year 2000 onward and focuses specifically on domestic violence against older women.
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Abuse in Later Life & Elder Abuse Information Sheets

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This series of information sheets provide data and resources to service providers and justice professionals who may work with older victims.
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Abuse in Later Life: A Webinar Series for Civil Attorneys and Legal Advocates

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This is a recorded 5-part webinar series on Abuse in Later Life. The target audience includes civil attorneys, legal advocates and others who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the topics.
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The Essentials: Preventing Elder Abuse

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This document presents information about the different types of elder abuse, about reporting abuse, and identifying risk factors. It also provides information on how to obtain assistance if you or someone you care about has become a victim of elder abuse.
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Outreach Strategies for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocates

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Abuse in later life victims often think domestic and sexual assault services are only for younger victims with children. This document provides outreach ideas to better meet the needs of older victims.
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The Civil Rights Act of 1991

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The purpose of this act was to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to strengthen and improve Federal civil rights laws, to provide for damages in cases of intentional employment discrimination, to clarify provisions regarding disparate impact actions, and for other purposes.
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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.