Elder Abuse Detection and Intervention: A Collaborative Approach
Bonnie Brandl, MSW, Carmel Bitondo Dyer, Carmel Bitondo Dyer, MD, FACP, AGSF, Candace J. Heisler, JD, Joanne Marlatt Otto, MSW, Lori A. Stiegel, JD, Randolph W. Thomas, MA
Springer Publishing Company, 2007 - Family & Relationships - 307 pages
PRESERVING A LIFE OF PEACE AND DIGNITY FOR THE AGING
This ground-breaking volume offers a new, collaborative approach geared to enhance case review, improve victim safety, raise abuser accountability, and promote system change.
Sharing the common goal of promoting elder victim safety, experts in adult protective services, law enforcement, prosecution, health care, advocacy, and civil justice have formed a unique, multidisciplinary team approach to tackle the following critical topics:
As the aging population continues to grow, so does the potential for increasing cases of elder abuse. Replete with case examples that allow the experiences of victims to speak for themselves, this book provides the framework to begin, and to build on, collaborative approaches at the local, state, and national levels toward ending elder abuse.
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Joanne Marlatt Otto , MSW , has worked in the field of adult protective services for
25 years . She has an undergraduate degree in English from the State University
of New York and a master ' s degree in social work from the University of ...
The first principle is that every action taken by APS must balance the duty to
protect the safety of the vulnerable adult with the adult ' s right to self -
determination . Unlike children , adults retain their full array of civil rights unless
those rights ...
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and Neglect , 14 ( 1 ) , 24 . National Adult Protective Services Association . ( 2004
) . Ethical principles and best practices guidelines . Boulder , CO : Author .
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TWO Defining Elder Abuse
THREE Dynamics of Elder Abuse
FOUR Identification and Reporting
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