Elder Abuse: Selected Papers from the Prague World Congress on Family Violence

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2005-04-22
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Get up-to-date information and research on elder abuse--from international authorities! Elder Abuse: Selected Papers from the Prague World Congress on Family Violence is an invaluable collection of the most important presentation papers from the Prague World Congress on Family Violence. This comprehensive book presents the latest research and detailed information on the difficult issues surrounding elder abuse around the world. International experts use a multidisciplinary approach to provide ideas and insights to help provide researchers, educators, and practitioners with practical strategies for dealing with the numerous facets of this disturbing issue. Different types of abuse are explored in detail, including physical, financial, and emotional. This comprehensive source is richly referenced, with helpful tables to clearly explain data valuable to all law and health professionals involved in the issues of elder abuse. Elder Abuse: Selected Papers from the Prague World Congress on Family Violence discusses: grandparents raising grandchildren the elder abuse of custodial grandparents combating financial abuse of elders by others a study of elder abuse within diverse cultures forensic medical examination form for improved documentation and prosecution of elder abuse elder abuse in faith communities older women, domestic violence, and elder abuse elder abuse risk indicators elder abuse multidisciplinary teams Elder Abuse: Selected Papers from the Prague World Congress on Family Violence is essential reading for researchers, educators, practitioners, and policymakers in the fields of aging, health, mental health, social services, adult protective services, domestic violence, law, and criminal justice.

Table of Contents

Foreword xxi
Introduction 1(4)
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: The Risks of Caregiving
Patricia Brownell
Jacquelin Berman
Antoinette Nelson
Rosemary Colon Fofana
The Elder Abuse of Custodial Grandparents: A Hidden Phenomenon
Jordan I. Kosberg
Gordon MacNeil
Combating Elder Financial Abuse--A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to a Growing Problem
Betty Malks
Jamie Buckmaster
Laura Cunningham
Study of Elder Abuse Within Diverse Cultures
Jordan I. Kosberg
Ariela Lowenstein
Juanita L. Garcia
Simon Biggs
A National Look at Elder Abuse Multidisciplinary Teams
Pamela B. Teaster
Lisa Nerenberg
Kim L. Stansbury
A Forensic Medical Examination Form for Improved Documentation and Prosecution of Elder Abuse
Diana Koin
Elder Abuse Awareness in Faith Communities: Findings from a Canadian Pilot Study
Elizabeth Podnieks
Sue Wilson
An Exploratory Study of Responses to Elder Abuse in Faith Communities
Elizabeth Podnieks
Sue Wilson
Older Women, Domestic Violence, and Elder Abuse: A Review of Commonalities, Differences, and Shared Approaches
Bridget Penhale
Elder Abuse Risk Indicators and Screening Questions: Results from a Literature Search and a Panel of Experts from Developed and Developing Countries
Christen L. Erlingsson
Sharon L. Carlson
Britt-Inger Saveman
Index 205

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