Elder abuse and mistreatment : policy, practice, and research Mellor, M. Joanna; Brownell, Patricia; (eds.)
Contributor(s): Mellor, M. Joanna | Brownell, Patricia.Material type: BookPublisher: New York Haworth Press 2006Description: xxi, 258 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780789030221.Subject(s): ELDER ABUSE | SERVICES FOR | SOCIAL WORK | OLDER PEOPLE | UNITED STATESDDC classification: 362.6 ELD
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Co-published simultaneously as Journal of gerontological social work, volume 46, numbers 3/4 2006.
Preface xiii Foreword xiv Introduction 1 Patricia Brownell, PhD OVERVIEW AND POLICY Communities Respond to Elder Abuse 5 Lisa Nerenberg, MSW, MPH A Policy Perspective on Elder Justice Through APS and Law Enforcement Collaboration 35 Chri
Elder Abuse and Mistreatment is a comprehensive overview of current [US] policy issues, new practice models, and up-to-date research on elder abuse and neglect. Experts in the field provide insight into elder abuse with newly examined populations to create an understanding of how to design service plans for victims of abuse and family mistreatment. The book addresses all forms of abuse and neglect, examining the value issues and ethical dilemmas that social workers face in providing service to elderly abuse victims and their families. The book examines the Elder Justice Act, the Madrid 2002 International Plan of Action on Ageing, new and emerging practice modalities and international models such as shelter programs and support groups, and the latest research on practice methods, elder abuse with special populations, and interventions with victim-abuse dyads. [from: amazon.com]