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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2018 Chad Sniffen Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:55

Today is recognized internationally as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, and is an opportunity to highlight the vulnerability to sexual violence and other forms of abuse that so many elderly persons experience. Below is a statement from the National Center on Elder Abuse that communicates the importance of this day, and after that is a brief list of links to resources on Elder Abuse from the NSVRC and the Department of Justice.

Working with Older Survivors of Abuse: A Framework for Advocates

(Text below from NCALL website.) Since 1999, the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) and the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) have resp...

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Sexual Violence in Later Life: A Technical Assistance Guide for Health Care Providers

The purpose of this guide is to assist physicians, nurses, and other clinical health care providers in meeting their professional obligations in identifying and providing intervention and...

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Preventing and Responding to Domestic & Sexual Violence in Later Life

This Special Collection brings together selected materials related to preventing and responding to elder abuse, specifically domestic and sexual violence. By focusing specifically on dome...

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Competencies Needed by Health Professionals for Addressing Exposure to Violence and Abuse In Patient Care

This publication is provided as a starting point for professional organizations and educational institutions to prepare their helping professionals, including doctors, dentists, nurses, v...

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Preventing and Responding to Domestic & Sexual Violence in Later Life

This special collection brings together selected materials related to preventing and responding to elder abuse, specifically domestic and sexual violence. In doing so, it draws from the w...

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Nursing Response to Elder Mistreatment Curriculum

The goal of this course is to help nurses acquire essential knowledge and skills to appropriately respond to elder mistreatment. This course prepares nurses to integrate nursing and foren...

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Sexual Violence in Later Life Information Packet

Sexual violence can affect individuals across the life span, including people in later life. NSVRC has created a series of new resources related to sexual violence in later life. The...

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