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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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August 2010

Financial Abuse of Elderly People vs. Other Forms of Elder Abuse: Assessing Their Dynamics, Risk Factors, and Society’s Responslderly People vs. Other Forms of Elder Abuse: Assessing Their Dynamics, Risk Factors, and Societys Response

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The purpose of this study was to examine the dynamics and societal response to financial exploitation that did not co-occur with other forms of elder abuse and compare it to financial exploitations that did occur with other forms of elder abuse, including physical abuse and neglect.
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April 2010

Prosecuting Elder Abuse Cases

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This article describes the challenges in prosecuting for elder abuse, laws that specifically protect elders, and offers suggestion for improving the handling of elder abuse cases. A collaborative and multidisciplinary approach is emphasized.
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February 2010

Prevalence and Correlates of Emotional, Physical, Sexual, and Financial Abuse and Potential Neglect in the United States: The National Elder Mistreatment Study

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Findings of this nationally representative study showed that more than one in ten respondents experienced some type of abuse or potential neglect in the past year.
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January 2010

Elder Abuse and Faith: A Guide for Service Providers on Reaching out to Faith-Based Organizations Regarding Elder Abuse

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This document addresses outreach challenges that service providers may encounter when reaching out to faith-based organizations and offers strategies that may help respond to those challenges.
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January 2010

Sexual Violence in Later Life: Annotated Bibliography

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This document provides analysis on 33 articles from academia and the sexual violence prevention field regarding multiple aspects of sexual violence in later life.
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January 2010

Sexual Violence in Later Life: Bulletin

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Sexual violence against people in later life involves a broad range of offenses perpetrated against people age 60 and beyond. This four page document outlines specific information on this topic including how advocates can respond to the special needs of older sexual violence victims.
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January 2010

Detecting, Addressing and Preventing Elder Abuse in Residential Care Facilities

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This study focused on detection, investigation, and resolution of elder abuse and neglect complaints in what are known as residential care facilities (RCFs).
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January 2010

Advocacy For Survivors of Abuse in Later Life

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This issue of the Coalition Chronicles examines abuse in later life, how to identify it, effective interventions and strategies for keeping elder victims safe.
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January 2010

Sexual Violence in Later Life: Resource List

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This two-page document offers information on curricula and manuals, online training, special journal editions, videos and websites.
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January 2010

Sexual Violence in Later Life: A Technical Assistance Guide for Advocates

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Sexual violence in later life is a form of elder abuse. This guide thoroughly investigates the complexity of the topic and includes information on signs and symptoms, special issues facing older victims, and primary prevention techniques.
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January 2010

Outing Age 2010: Public Policy Issues Affecting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Elders

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Offers information about the state of LGBT older persons, their strengths and vulnerabilities, barriers faced when accessing services, including services for domestic violence, and progress in public policies that aim to serve LGBT older persons.
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January 2010

Elder Abuse Emerges from the Shadows of Public Consciousness

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This article describes two studies that use scientific criteria to distinguish accidental bruising from abusive bruising. The article also discusses barriers to intervening in or responding to abuse and emphasizes collaboration between prosecutors and victim-witness advocates.