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Elder Abuse

Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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Course Created: 2016

Practice Level: Indroductory

No book to buy Duration: 1 hours
4.7 out of 5.0, Based on: 18,616 reviews

Course Summary

This continuing education domestic violence course will provide an overview of Elder Abuse.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the statutes that protect reporters lliability for filing a report.
  • Describe the commonly seen areas of elder self-neglect.
  • Explain the most common cause of elder abuse.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Mandated Reporting
  • Elder Abuse Defined
  • Self-Neglect
  • Signs of Elder Abuse (Elder)
  • Signs of Elder Abuse (Caregiver)
  • Who is Most At Risk for Elder Abuse?
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Reporting Elder Abuse
  • Mistreatment of African American Elders
  • Mistreatment of Latino ¬†Elders
  • Mistreatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Elders

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