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"Caught In The Act" Elder Abuse in Rural Utah

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SUU Sharwan Smith

SUU Sharwan Smith Student Center Ballroom and Theater

351 W University Blvd

Cedar City, Utah 84720

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This conference is offered FREE to the public and professionals but you must reserve a ticket by clicking on the REGISTER button.

“Caught in the Act” Elder Abuse in Rural Utah Conferenceis set this year at Southern Utah University, in Cedar City. May 11, 2017 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

This year’s conference is designed to bring together local resources to build networks and better serve our Elder population in the Rural Areas of our state. This conference is designed to promote education, discussion and solutions for the issues being faced by our Elders and Caregivers in Rural UT today. Issues such as Addiction in Elders and their Caregivers, Domestic Violence vs Dementia, How can our ER at the hospital be a network resource, Fiduciary Responsibilities, Right to Die, and Cultural Sensitivity.

This conference is developed for advocates, Law Enforcement, legal/financial professionals, Health and Social work professionals. CEU’s and POST credits will be offered for each profession including Ethics credits. Paul Greenwood Keynote speaker will educate us on what is needed to prosecute an abuse case. UT Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck will educate and lead a discussion on the “Right to Die” – End of life decision, new laws being considered. We will have a panel discussion from the professionals that intersect in the Emergency Room of our Hospitals, Drug addiction/prevention Elders/Caregivers and much more.

For additional information on the breakout session and the presenters please go to info@elderabuse.org

Lunch will be included for all.

There will be a full resources and vendor fair.

If you are interesting in participating in the resources & vendor fair Please contact Joni Lyman Senior Corp Programs at 435-673-3548 or go to info@elderabuse.org

If you have any questions or concerns please email us at nmorrill@fivecounty.utah.gov or call Nancy Morrill or Tracy HeavyRunner at 435-673-3548

Funding for this conference is provided by the Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services

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SUU Sharwan Smith Student Center Ballroom and Theater

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Cedar City, Utah 84720

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