100291: The National Elder Abuse Incidence Study

About the Course:

This course addresses findings on the abuse and neglect of the elderly gathered from a large-scale governmental study. It addresses abuse reports and investigations, abuse of self as well as by others, most common forms of abuse, characteristics of abusers, and the emotional capacity of the abused elderly.

Author

National Center on Elder Abuse, American Public Human Services Association

Recommended For:

This is an intermediate level course for professional health care providers and researchers specifically interested in geriatric abuse issues.

Course Objectives:

  1. Cite statistics on various types of elder abuse and abusers.

  2. Utilize information presented in their clinical and/or research endeavors.

  3. Differentiate between physical and emotional capacity in the elderly.

  4. summarize information presented for purposes of developing programs and ideas that will contribute to the reduction of elder abuse.

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