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I came across this e-book to be informative, well-researched, and well-thought out...The ebook is an asset to scholars, students, and professional practioners alike.

--International views in Victimology

Lisa Nerenberg presents the 1st complete examine elder abuse prevention tendencies and techniques. Drawing from present versions and studying salient components, she outlines techniques to intervention that contemplate sufferers and perpetrators and have interaction groups and repair structures. She additionally deals significant reaction to the numerous demanding situations endemic to elder abuse paintings. accordingly, Lisa offers wish to the field."

Beginning as a grassroots suggest 1 / 4 century in the past in San Francisco, Lisa constructed and verified many potential elder abuse prevention courses herself during the neighborhood elder abuse community earlier than exploring top practices somewhere else. This designated evolution and standpoint provides her the intensity and breadth of figuring out had to write a ebook like this, capable of resonate both with grownup protecting provider employees suffering to regulate caseloads of susceptible elders, legislation enforcement group of workers attempting to prosecute abusers, and teachers trying to find potent responses to the problem."--
--Georgia J. Anetzberger, PhD, ACSW
Assistant Professor of health and wellbeing Care management at Cleveland country University
and Editor of the Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect

Recipient of the criminal counsel for Seniors' "Leading the struggle for Seniors' Rights" annual award for 2007!

Drawing from over 20 years of expertise assisting groups enhance their reaction to elder abuse, Lisa Nerenberg describes what corporations, groups, tribes, states, and nationwide companies are doing to avoid abuse, deal with its results, and confirm justice. She extra explores what is still performed and gives a plan for the longer term. In doing so, she addresses the wider demanding situations of fortifying the long term care, protecting carrier, and felony platforms to fulfill the recent and approaching calls for of a burgeoning aged inhabitants. briefly, the ebook is set making groups more secure areas to become old.

Ms. Nerenberg starts off by way of exploring developments that experience formed or outlined perform within the box of elder abuse prevention together with the excellent Court's Olmstead choice; a shift in concentration from conserving to empowering sufferers; an more and more multicultural aged inhabitants; the "globalization" of the sector; and heightened figuring out of the "psychology of victimization" (or why sufferers do what they do and maybe extra importantly, why they generally do not do what pros imagine they should). She additional describes 8 versions and theories on which perform has been dependent starting from the commonly well-known grownup protecting carrier and family violence prevention types to lesser-known methods equivalent to the relatives protection and restorative justice types. She describes particular interventions and ways that every version has contributed, their advantages and obstacles, what's recognized approximately their impression, and elements that dictate what responses are applicable to express settings and occasions.

In addition to describing ideas utilized by person practitioners, the writer outlines concepts and companies that businesses, groups, states, tribes, courts, and nationwide businesses have designed, which come with elder forensics facilities, elder courts, relations justice facilities, elder shelters, "hybrid" multidisciplinary groups, fraud prevention courses, aid teams, restorative justice courses, and culturally particular outreach campaigns. She info innovative public coverage tasks, which diversity from statutes that offer for the required reporting of deaths in nursing houses, to efforts to enhance the gathering and distribution of restitution, to legislation that handle the function of undue impact in elder abuse.

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