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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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June 2013

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

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This paper discusses theory-based explanations of what causes elder abuse and how best to respond to it.
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  • NRCDV Publications
May 2013

How can I help elders in my community be safe from abuse?

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Older victims may be abused by intimate partners, adult children, grandchildren or other family members, caregivers or others in positions of authority. NRCDV's May TA Question of the Month discusses elder abuse and offers suggestions for participating in World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
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May 2013

NCALL Abuse in Later Life Resource List

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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

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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

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

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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.
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January 2013

Rural Domestic and Sexual Abuse Program Advocates: Making a Difference in the Lives of Older Survivors of Abuse

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Document provides rural domestic and sexual abuse service providers with a variety of tools, strategies, and resources to effectively respond to the unique challenges of abuse in later life cases.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Prosecuting Cases of Sexual Violence in Later Life

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This webinar recording presents information for criminal justice professionals on understanding not only the unique realities of aging and elder abuse but also how to contest stereotypes used to cast doubt on testimony.
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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

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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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  • Training Tools
January 2013

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

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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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October 2012

Abuse in Later Life Resource Packet

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This resource packet was developed for the Women of Color Network Leadership Academy and includes factsheets, safety planning tips, technology safety considerations and other tools relevant in responding to or preventing abuse in later life.
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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.”