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Training Title:
Abuse and Neglect of Elders

Clock Hours: 1

After the completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Identify reasons why elders are vulnerable to abuse and neglect • Recall the various types and signs of elder abuse and neglect • List the risk factors among caregivers • List steps for preventing and reporting elder abuse

Abuse and neglect permeates all aspects of our society. The available information is voluminous and graphic. Cases pertain to both public figures and private individuals and affect people of all ethnic, cultural, racial, economic, and religious backgrounds. Elders around the world are being abused: harmed in some substantial way, often by people who are directly responsible for their care. In the U.S. alone, more than half a million reports of abuse against elderly Americans reach authorities every year, and millions more cases go unreported In this course we will go into detail about definitions, signs and symptoms, and risk factors. Keywords: Elders, Abuse, Neglect, Domestic Violence, Isolation, Dementia,

Approval Bodies

  • Association of Social Work Boards Approved Continuing Education (ACE)
  • CAADE - California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators
  • California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP)
  • California Board of Registered Nursing
  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • Florida Board of Psychology
  • Florida Dept. of Health (Board of Social Work, Marriage & Family, Mental Health Counseling)
  • NAADAC, National Association for Addiction Professionals
  • National Board for Certified Counselors
  • Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board 2022
  • Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board 2023
  • Pennsylvania Certification Board
  • Professional Development

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