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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Their work is done by a group of people who possess individual expertise , are
responsible for making individual decisions , share a common purpose , and
meet together to communicate , share and consolidate knowledge , from which
Failure to meet at regularly scheduled dates and times may result in excessive
absenteeism . Failure to train and orient new team members may lead to role
confusion and decreased team efficiency . Failure to continuously update and
The complex nature of elder abuse means that no one system can fully meet the
needs of an elder abuse victim . Just as that fact justifies the need for
multidisciplinary collaboration , it explains the need for a comprehensive
approach to ...
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TWO Defining Elder Abuse
THREE Dynamics of Elder Abuse
FOUR Identification and Reporting
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