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This post includes a summary of resources and educational and case consultation opportunities relevant to the elder justice field. If you are aware of additional resources or have comments about any of the resources listed below, please use the response box at the end of the post to share your thoughts. We look forward to hearing from you!
Continuing Education

The National Center on Elder Abuse is hosting a free webinar on August 1, 2012 entitled Elder Abuse in Diverse Communities: Asians and Pacific Islanders (API). Click here for more information.

The 19th Annual New York State Adult Abuse Training Institute will be held October 2-4, 2012 at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Albany, New York. The theme this year is Broken Trust: How to Recognize and Respond to Financial Exploitation. Click here for more information.

The full White House coverage of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Washington, D.C. can be viewed by clicking here.

The transcript from a recent webinar by Grantmakers in Aging, entitled Recent Changes at the Administration on Aging: Impact on the Aging and Disability Networks, is available by clicking here.

Stay Informed

The NYC Elder Abuse Center’s Multidisciplinary Teams offer case consultation in Brooklyn & Manhattan.  Upcoming meeting dates are listed below.

  • Brooklyn Multidisciplinary Team: Meetings are held every Wednesday morning – except the first Wednesday of the month – from 9:00-10:30am at a convenient downtown Brooklyn location.

To RSVP – and to receive location information for both of these meetings – please email Robin Roberts at rroberts@nyceac.com or call her at (212) 746-7211.

The National Center on Elder Abuse:

  • Facilitates a Elder Abuse listserv, which serves as a forum for professionals working in the area of elder mistreatment to share and solicit information to improve prevention and response efforts for elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Click here to learn more and subscribe to the listserv.

The Center on Excellence UC-Irvine:

  • Launched the Ageless Alliance, a grass-roots organization aimed at connecting people of all ages to identify, prevent and eliminate elder abuse.  Click here for more on how to get involved and to download the Ageless Alliance Action Kit.

The NYC Elder Abuse Center distributes an eNewsletter designed to keep professionals informed about best practices and resources to help with assisting elder abuse victims and promoting elder justice. Click here to access past issues and sign up to receive future issues.

Join the Field

The Jewish Home for the Elderly is seeking a full time social worker to provide cognitive evaluation, care coordination and counseling to community service clients through care management and geriatric assessment.

by Cara Kenien, LMSW, MPA, Social Media Manager, NYCEAC

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