Elder Abuse Awareness and Prevention
Did you know that according to the Department of Justice, a minimum of 1 in 9 or 11% of Americans over the age of 60 have experienced some form of elder abuse in the past year? Did you know that 66%of the elder abuse and neglect incidents with a known perpetrator, the perpetrator is an adult child or spouse?
The ElderSource Institute Elder Abuse Awareness and Prevention is a comprehensive course for professionals who work with older adults. The purpose of this workshop is to raise awareness of those working with older adults about types of abuse, risk factors, and indicators of abuse as well as mandated reporters and the reporting process.
This is a two hour informative and interactive training.
Elder Abuse Awareness and Prevention Learning Outcomes:
- Clear definitions of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation
- Understanding of the scope of the problem of elder abuse and the community impact
- Awareness of the indicators and risk factors as they pertain to the victims and the perpetrators
- Understanding of the mandatory reporting requirements
For this training, the following disciplines can receive CEU’s:
Registered Nurses, Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists, Respiratory Therapists, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, Nursing Home Administrators, Occupational Therapists, and Dieticians and Nutrition Boards.