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A Therapeutic Response to Suspected Elder Abuse (Webinar)

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Recognizing elder abuse and neglect is challenging and can be more difficult if the person fears losing their independence. This webinar explores a therapeutic response including recognizing signs of abuse and respecting the rights of older persons.

Detailed Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the epidemiology of elder abuse

2. Describe and be able to recognize the older adults' vulnerabilities to abuse

3. Describe pearls about how to approach an older person that is suspected to be a victim of abuse

4. Understand the legal rights of capacity for independence in older adults and their fears

5. Identify and locate state and local supportive agencies standing by to assist the older vulnerable adult

- Dr. Patricia Speck - DNP Public Health Nursing and DNP Forensic Nursing Concentration Coordinator (Retired)

Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence event has been provided by the National Institute of Justice.

Name: Forensic Technology Center of Excellence
Phone: 1-866-252-8415
Email: [email protected]

Date Created: December 12, 2019