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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ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES FOR EFFECTIVE INTERVIEWING Cultural ,
generational , and other values may impact the quality of the interview and the
information that is gathered . Members of some cultural groups may be more
willing to ...
These repetitive interviews traumatized the victim , created variations in accounts
leading to questions about the child ' s ... In recognition of these realities , child
abuse interview protocols were developed and special child interview centers ...
Leroy told the worker that everything was fine and that he chose to sleep in the
cellar because his wife snored . He said he was tired from a long day at work and
asked to go rest . The worker used the interview to attempt to build rapport with ...
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TWO Defining Elder Abuse
THREE Dynamics of Elder Abuse
FOUR Identification and Reporting
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