Elder Abuse Detection and Intervention: A Collaborative Approach
Bonnie Brandl, MSW, 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, Aug 7, 2006 - Social Science - 328 pages
This volume offers a new, collaborative approach geared to enhance case review, improve victim safety, raise abuser accountability, and promote system change. Experts in adult protective services, law enforcement, prosecution, health care, advocacy, and civil justice have contributed to tackle the following critical topics:Establishing a collaborative description of elder abuse history Identifying the criteria for the reporting of cases Accessing the intervention systems involved Highlighting benefits and obstacles to success Reviewing policy, legislation, research, and social change
Replete with case examples that allow the experiences of victims to speak for themselves, this book provides the framework to begin and build on collaborative approaches at the local, state, and national levels toward ending elder abuse."