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Elder Abuse

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

Practice Level: Beginner

No book to buy Duration: 1 hours
4.5 out of 5.0, Based on: 8,989 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 or Word) 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

Social Workers:

This organization, CE4Less, provider #1115, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education ACE) program. Ce4Less maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 8/8/2018-8/8/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 1 continuing education clock hours.


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