By Lisa, MSW, MPH Nerenberg
"I discovered this publication to be informative, well-researched, and well-thought out...The booklet is an asset to scholars, students, and professional practioners alike."
--International views in Victimology
"Lisa Nerenberg presents the 1st finished examine elder abuse prevention developments and methods. Drawing from present types and interpreting salient elements, she outlines methods to intervention that contemplate sufferers and perpetrators and interact groups and repair structures. She additionally bargains significant reaction to the numerous demanding situations endemic to elder abuse paintings. for that reason, Lisa supplies desire to the field."
"Beginning as a grassroots suggest 1 / 4 century in the past in San Francisco, Lisa built and verified many doable elder abuse prevention courses herself throughout the neighborhood elder abuse community ahead of exploring most sensible practices somewhere else. This distinct evolution and standpoint provides her the intensity and breadth of knowing had to write a ebook like this, in a position to resonate both with grownup protecting carrier staff suffering to control caseloads of susceptible elders, legislations enforcement body of workers attempting to prosecute abusers, and lecturers looking for potent responses to the problem."--
--Georgia J. Anetzberger, PhD, ACSW
Assistant Professor of health and wellbeing Care management at Cleveland nation University
and Editor of the Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect
Recipient of the criminal advice for Seniors' "Leading the struggle for Seniors' Rights" annual award for 2007!
Drawing from over two decades of expertise assisting groups increase their reaction to elder abuse, Lisa Nerenberg describes what organisations, groups, tribes, states, and nationwide firms are doing to avoid abuse, deal with its results, and make sure justice. She additional 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 structures to fulfill the hot and forthcoming calls for of a burgeoning aged inhabitants. in brief, the e-book is ready making groups more secure locations to become older.
Ms. Nerenberg starts through exploring tendencies that experience formed or outlined perform within the box of elder abuse prevention together with the splendid Court's Olmstead choice; a shift in concentration from preserving to empowering sufferers; an more and more multicultural aged inhabitants; the "globalization" of the sphere; and heightened knowing 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 extra describes 8 versions and theories on which perform has been dependent starting from the generally famous grownup protecting carrier and family violence prevention versions to lesser-known techniques reminiscent of the family members protection and restorative justice types. She describes particular interventions and ways that every version has contributed, their merits and obstacles, what's identified approximately their effect, and elements that dictate what responses are applicable to express settings and occasions.
In addition to describing options utilized by person practitioners, the writer outlines suggestions and providers that corporations, groups, states, tribes, courts, and nationwide corporations have designed, which come with elder forensics facilities, elder courts, kin justice facilities, elder shelters, "hybrid" multidisciplinary groups, fraud prevention courses, aid teams, restorative justice courses, and culturally particular outreach campaigns. She information innovative public coverage tasks, which diversity from statutes that offer for the necessary reporting of deaths in nursing houses, to efforts to enhance the gathering and distribution of restitution, to legislation that handle the position of undue effect in elder abuse.