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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2 Primary Activities / Functions of the Criminal Justice System ( continued )
Discipline Activities / Functions in Elder Abuse Cases Probation and Parole •
Supervise released persons • Require and monitor testing for substance abuse
The picture was no better in terms of cooperation between protective services
and prosecutors ' offices . Criminal justice system professionals and protective
services workers have differing perceptions about each other ( Harshbarger ,
1989 ) .
One of the major challenges in collaboration is determining when to involve law
enforcement and the criminal justice system . Blakely and Dolan surveyed
protective service workers concerning their views of the role of law enforcement
in elder ...
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TWO Defining Elder Abuse
THREE Dynamics of Elder Abuse
FOUR Identification and Reporting
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