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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Building a safety plan that is victim centered . • Safety planning involves problem
solving in advance of what a victim can do during and after a crisis . Simply
making referrals to other agencies is not safety planning . In addition , safety
1 A Multidisciplinary Approach to Victim Safety Discipline Tools to Enhance
Victim Safety Domestic Violence and • Victim - centered safety planning Sexual
Assault Programs • Emergency shelter 24 - hour crisis line Legal advocacy ,
... 258 Transgendered persons , 55 , 240 Transgenerational violence , 42 TRIADs
( public safety , criminal justice , and seniors ) , 14 Trust relationships , 17 - 19 ,
22 – 23 crimes versus stranger crimes , 18 - 19 financial management and , 138 ...
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TWO Defining Elder Abuse
THREE Dynamics of Elder Abuse
FOUR Identification and Reporting
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