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Workshop: Abuse in Later Life

09/19/2016 01:00 PM

@ Brentwood Darlington Community Center
7211 SE 62nd Ave
PortlandOR 


Workshop: Abuse in Later Life

When older adults experience abuse, neglect, or exploitation they face unique barriers to seeking help and accessing services. Abuse in Later Life is when an older adult experiences physical, emotional/psychological, sexual, financial abuse tactics, and/or neglect in the context of a trusting relationship.

This training overviews unique abuse tactics older adults may be experiencing, how to best serve a more vulnerable population, which agencies you may need to partner with, and tips of working collaboratively to provide a whole-person response to this traditionally underserved population.

Presented by Ashley Carroll (Clackamas County) and April Quast (Clackamas Women's Services)

* This workshop fulfills training required for 40-hour Domestic Violence Advocate Training
* We welcome participants with special needs. Please let us know if we need to make any arrangements. Please contact Dara Snyder at daras@ywcapdx.org or (503) 294-7395.

Pricing and Registration:
Students: $10
Volunteer: $15
General Admission/Non-Profit Organization: $30
For-Profit Organization: $60

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