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2017 Elder Abuse Conference 

20th Annual Elder Abuse Conference

 

The Syracuse Area Domestic & Sexual Violence Coalition's Elder Justice Committee hosted a conference entitled “I called and they didn’t do anything: PROTECTION, INTERVENTION and SELF-DETERMINATION” to recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Onondaga County.

At this year's event, both seniors and community partners from across Onondaga County joined together to address elder abuse. The conference provides critical preventative education about Elder Abuse to the Syracuse community and professionals who work here.

Conference presentations covered a diverse array of topics, including:

Keynote: Balancing Autonomy and Protection

Workshop A: Capacity & Self-Determination

Workshop B: Legal Ethics in Elder Abuse Cases

Workshop C: The Ethics of Advocating for Vulnerable Older Adults: Beyond Self-Determination

Workshop D: Anatomy of a Fraud

Workshop F: Trauma Informed Care and the Older Population

Workshop G: Using Mediation to Address Adult Family Dynamics and Disputes

Workshop H: Legal Responses to Financial Exploitation

Workshop I: Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program Overview

Workshop J: Collaboration in Elder Financial Exploitation Cases

Workshop K: Investigating Financial Exploitation: APS’s FEIST-y New Approach

Workshop L: Community Resources: Adult Protective Services and Office for Aging

Workshop M: Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Address Financial Exploitation of Older Adults

To learn more about elder abuse and its effects on our community click here.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Selfie Frame Fun! #WEAAD

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20th Annual Elder Abuse Conference . June 15, 2017

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