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This workshop will benefit social workers and advocates working in aging services and/or with dependent disabled adults in California. Participants will develop knowledge on micro and macro issues faced by victims of elder/depended adult abuse.
The focus of this workshop is to:
- Build knowledge around the relationship between ageism and abuse, including intersectionality among other marginalized communities
- How to recognize abuse in a variety of situations and contexts
- When and where to report abuse
- Benefits and limitations to protective service support
- Secondary interventions recommended for adult abuse survivors, including legal advocacy, safety planning, therapy, and support groups.
- Describe structural issues that put older adults and dependent adults at risk for abuse, and serve as protective factors to prevent abuse
- Describe individual/micro risk factors for adult abuse
- Name the 5 types of elder/dependent adult abuse and signs/symptoms for each type of abuse
- Describe situations that require filing an Adult Protective Services report
- Identify which agencies to file reports of adult abuse depending on situation and setting
- Identify concerns reporting parties experience when reporting adult abuse
- Describe interventions utilized by Adult Protective Services and other 1st responders to adult abuse
- Identify supportive interventions utilized by aging service and victim service providers to support older adults experiencing abuse
- NASW Member: Free
- Nonmember: $20
Refund policy: No refunds will be processed after February 8, 2023, 12 pm PST. No exceptions. For refunds before this date and time, please submit a request to Mario Espitia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presenter Bio: Miles McNeeley, LCSW
Miles McNeeley, LCSW is the Director of the Elder Abuse Prevention Program at WISE & Healthy Aging. He oversees operations of the Holistic Elder Abuse Response Team (HEART) including case management, therapy, and outreach. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Mr. McNeeley is a member of various elder abuse prevention workgroups and coalitions in Los Angeles County, including the Los Angeles County Elder Abuse Forensic Center and the Stop Scams Task Force. He has presented on elder abuse topics at the National Adult Protective Services Association and National Center for Victims of Crime annual meetings.
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