Welcome to the NYCEAC Events Page! Listed immediately below are upcoming elder justice and aging events accessible to those in the New York City area. Events include webinars, trainings, symposiums and more. These events can also be browsed using the events calendar, located on the left sidebar on every page of the site. To submit an event, please click here.

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Listed below are events for the elder justice community scheduled to take place outside of the New York City Area. These events are not listed on the sidebar calendar.

ABUSE IN LATER LIFE: A WEBINAR SERIES FOR CIVIL ATTORNEYS AND LEGAL ADVOCATES presented by the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) and the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence. Overview: The National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) and the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence have created a 5-part webinar series on Abuse in Later Life for civil attorneys, legal advocates and others who wish to gain a deeper understanding of Abuse in Later Life (ALL).  The primary focus of these webinars will be addressing the needs of older victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.  This series is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW).  There will be no cost for webinar participants. Topics:  The following webinars will be offered in this series:

Module One: Abuse in Later Life: An Overview, Thursday, June 2, 2016, 1:30:-3:00 pm E.S.T.

Module Two: Forming the Relationship with Your Client: Client communication, interview skills, and confidentiality/mandatory reporting concerns , Thursday, June 16, 2016, 1:30-3:00 pm E.S.T.

Module Three: Client Goal-Setting and Non-Litigation Responses: Client collaboration, developing client priorities and non-litigation responses to ALL, Thursday, June 30, 2016, 1:30-3:00 pm E.S.T.

Module Four: Civil Resolutions and Remedies in ALL cases: Protective orders, Guardianships, Power of Attorney agreements, end of life health care decision-making and working with the criminal justice system, Thursday, July 14, 2016, 1:30-3:00 pm E.S.T.

Module Five: Bringing the Case: Protection of evidence and assets, motion practice, witness testimony methods and supports, direct and cross-examination and application of the Crawford decision in ALL cases, Thursday, July 28, 2016, 12:30-2:00 pm E.S.T. 

Who should enroll: The webinar series is tailored to the needs of civil attorneys and legal advocates.  Registration, however, is open to all participants who wish to further develop their professional understanding of ALL. Registration: Registration for this series will open on Monday, May 2, 2016 and conclude on Friday, May 27, 2016.  Registration information can be found at: https://ta2ta.org/allwebinarseries2016  CLE credits: The ABA directly applies for and ordinarily receives CLE credit for ABA programs in AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, GA, GU, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MN, MS, MO, MT, NH, NM, NV, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, VI, WA, WI, and WV. These states sometimes do not approve a program for credit before the program occurs. This transitional program is approved for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys in NY.  Attorneys may be eligible to receive CLE credit through reciprocity or attorney self-submission in other states. For more information about CLE accreditation in your state, visit: http://www.americanbar.org/publications_cle/mandatory_cle.html or contact Namita Dwarakanath at namita.dwarakanath@americanbar.org.  Questions: Please contact Ann Laatsch at NCALL if you have additional questions regarding this webinar series.

Webinar on the New York State Cost of Financial Exploitation Study, presented by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services

DATE: Monday, July 18, 2016

TIME: 9:30-10:45 am

Ann Marie Cook, President/CEO, Lifespan of Greater Rochester
Alan Lawitz, Director, Bureau of Adult Services, NYS Office of Children &Family Services
Yufan Huang, Research Scientist, NYS Office of Children &Family Services
Moderator: Bobbie Sackman, Director of Public Policy, LiveOn NY

REGISTRATION:  Click here to register or go to https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3073325590778087937. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. 

More Information: In this Webinar, Sponsored by LiveOn NY and Lifespan of Greater Rochester, NYS Office of Children and Family Services will present their findings on their recently released New York State Cost of Financial Exploitation Study.The New York State Cost of Financial Exploitation Study, released June 15, 2016, is one of the most comprehensive studies to quantify both the financial and the non-financial costs of financial exploitation of vulnerable adults. This study includes the largest number of Adult Protective Services (APS) financial exploitation cases to date in any single state. In New York State, APS provides protective services to adults 18 and older who, because of physical or mental impairment, are unable to protect themselves from abuse, neglect, financial exploitation or other harm, and have no one else willing and able to assist responsibly. Click here to view the study.

Registration Open for the USC Judith D. Tamkin International Symposium On Elder Abuse

September 15-16, 2016

The Concourse Hotel, a Hyatt Affiliated Hotel, Los Angeles, CA

6225 West Century Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA

REGISTER NOW at http://www.cvent.com/d/9fqw9p


The mission of the USC Judith D. Tamkin International Symposium on Elder Abuse is to create safe and healthy environments for all elders, here and across the world, by bringing thought leaders, activists, caregivers, researchers, lawmakers, and other stakeholders together to share findings, strategize solutions, and help shape and propel the field of elder abuse and justice. For full program information, visit the meeting website here


Kathy Greenlee: Administrator, Administration for Community Living & Assistant Secretary for Aging, US Dept. of Health & Human Services

David Burnes, PhD, MSW: Assistant Professor, Columbia University of Social Work, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, University of Guelph

Marie A. Bernard, MD: Deputy Director of the National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health

Laura Mosqueda, MD: Professor of Family Medicine and Gerontology, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Karl Pillemer, PhD: Director at Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational ResearchHazel E. Reed Professor in the Department of Human DevelopmentProfessor of Gerontology in Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College


This inaugural symposium calls to those who endeavor to Close the Research Gaps and Move the Field of Elder Abuse Forward, including:· Researchers· Academics· Physicians· Nurses And Nurse Practitioners· Psychologists· Social Workers/MSW/LCSW· Gerontology Certificate Program participants· Gerontology Post-Grad Students· Lawmakers in Aging and Elder Care

33rd ANNUAL ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES CONFERENCE, Protecting with Purpose, Passion and Persistence will be held on October 4-7, 2016  at the * South Padre Island Convention Centre * South Padre Island, TX. We are excited to announce the 33rd annual Adult Protective Services Conference will be held in South Padre Island, TX on October 4-7, 2016. We are now accepting workshop proposals and hope you will consider being a part of the premier adult protective services conference in the nation. Each year, the APS Conference brings together 500 plus attendees eager to learn from over 40 workshops taught by top professionals from all over the world. The conference has attracted people from almost every state in the U.S. as well as attendees from Japan, Canada, England, Australia and Mexico. Deadline for submitting a proposal is April 29, 2016. Call for Presentations – Related Topics:

  • Resources for Veterans with Disabilities
  • Housing our Homeless Veterans
  • Caseload Management
  • Time Management
  • Management Training
  • Worker Safety
  • Injuries in the Elderly
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Long term care changes (state level)
  • Death and Dying
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease
  • Mental Health
  • Investigating Abuse
  • Diabetes Management (health and nutrition)
  • Financial Exploitation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Investigative Challenges of State-run Psychiatric Facilities
  • Working with Clients with Disabilities
  • Disability Rights
  • Structured Decision Making
  • Demographics on Aging and what is means to APS
  • Ethics
  • Elder Abuse
  • Health Disparities
  • Stress Management
  • Helping Undocumented Immigrants
  • Working with the Legal System
  • Forensic Interviewing Skills
  • Caseload Management
  • Time Management
  • Leadership
  • And many more…

If you would like to present a workshop at the 2016 APS Conference or have questions, contact Thomas Ortiz at thomas.ortiz@dfps.state.tx.us or Mark Schexnider atMARK.SCHEXNIDER@dfps.state.tx.us

NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON THE PROSECUTION OF ELDER ABUSE will be held on November 15-18, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Four Points by Sheraton – Phoenix North
2532 West Peoria Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85029

The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), AEquitas, and the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) present the National Institute on the Prosecution of Elder Abuse (NIPEA), a three-and-one-half-day course designed to challenge prosecutors to reevaluate their approach to prosecuting elder abuse cases. Participants receive training on the dynamics of elder abuse as well as practical skills to successfully prosecute these cases. NIPEA explores the complex issues faced by prosecutors while balancing offender accountability with the impact of criminal prosecution on victims. In addition to case evaluation and litigation skills, the curriculum examines the benefits of developing a coordinated, victim-centered community response; explains common injuries and relevant medical evidence, providing guidance on the use of medical experts; explores ethical issues confronted by prosecutors; addresses the development and improvement of culturally-specific victim services; and offers prosecutors the ability to redefine outcomes and the very nature of justice in elder abuse cases.

Click here for more details on the application process and link to apply.