A Comprehensive Approach to Elder Abuse

By Maxine Lithwick

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), December 1991

This article describes a comprehensive approach to the problem of elder abuse that encompasses prevention, identification, and intervention. Its goal is to preserve elderly clients in their natural surroundings whenever possible. The project's screening and assessment tools, as well as staff training, equip social workers with the tools needed to detect and handle abusive situations.

Topic: Social Services, Violence, Abuse, Aging, Elderly

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 68/No. 2

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Lithwick, Maxine. A Comprehensive Approach to Elder Abuse. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). December 1991: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3226


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