2017 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 D: Anatomy of a Fraud
Workshop F: Trauma Informed Care and the Older Population
Workshop H: Legal Responses to Financial Exploitation
Workshop I: Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program Overview
To learn more about elder abuse and its effects on our community click here.