Free Webcast: Elder Abuse, Prevention, Intervention, and Remediation

Elder Abuse: Prevention, Intervention, and Remediation

When: Thursday, January 21, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. PT/2:00 p.m. ET. Everyone who works with older adults has a role to play in prevention, intervention, and remediation of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Helping starts with understanding the landscape of elder abuse and the service providers and systems involved in addressing abuse. This legal basics training will provide an overview of the fundamentals of abuse, neglect, and exploitation and the signs and signals of abuse that attendees can reference in their daily lives and work.

At the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the three stages of responses to abuse
  • Apply basic definitions of abuse, neglect, and exploitation
  • Identify risk factors or signs of abuse, neglect, or exploitationIdentify the differences between undue influence, exploitation, and fraud
  • Describe added risks in a time of COVID-19

Presenter: David Godfrey, JD, Senior Attorney, American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging Closed captioning will be available on this webcast. A link with access to the captions will be shared through GoToWebinar’s chat box shortly before the webcast start time.

This training will be presented in a WEBCAST format to accommodate more participants. Due to the high volume of participants, computer audio will be the only option to listen to the presentation. No telephone call-in number will be provided. Please plan accordingly. Thank you. 

This webcast will be recorded and available on our website shortly after the presentation. The recording and training materials will also be emailed to all registrants within a few days after the training.The webcast will take place on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. PT/2:00 p.m. ET.

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The mission at FAST is to increase public awareness of financial exploitation with the goal of mitigating risk of exploitation and protecting our state’s vulnerable populations.

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