Rooting Out Elder Abuse: The Law as a Tool (5-21-19)
Elder abuse is a rampant and rapidly growing problem throughout New York State and across the country. While it is increasingly common, elder abuse remains dramatically underreported. This presentation is designed to raise awareness and understanding of the elder abuse epidemic and assist lawyers and other professionals in identifying and addressing potential elder abuse within their pool of clients and potential clients. Participants will learn about the signs, symptoms and red flags of different types of abuse, whether physical, emotional or financial. Presenters will review the results of the latest elder abuse research and what those findings mean for practitioners. Attendees will learn how to evaluate common ethical dilemmas that arise for attorneys attempting to address elder abuse concerns. Potential legal remedies as well as community resources will be discussed, with a focus on practical and effective methods of prevention and intervention.
CLE CreditsEthics and Professionalism: 1.00
Areas of Professional Practice: 0.50
FormatOn-Demand/Recorded - Audio/Video File
Practice Area(s)Elder Law
MaterialsContains 4 training item(s)