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4425 Forbes Blvd

Lanham, MD 20706

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The Intersections and Best Practices for Working with Elder Abuse Survivors

This training is offered in partnership withe The ElderSAFE™ Center and the Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (JCADA).

This training will focus on how professionals working with older and vulnerable adult survivors can enhance their knowledge of elder abuse prevention, response, mandatory reporting obligations, and community resources, including safe shelters: The ElderSAFE™ Center in Rockville, MD and the SAFE program in Baltimore, MD. Participants will learn:

  • the different types of elder abuse,
  • identifying the perpetrators and survivors,
  • recognizing the signs and barriers to reporting, and
  • ways to increase and strengthen multidisciplinary coordination with their community partners


Presenter:

Amber Guthrie, Project Director, MNADV

How much is the training?

There is NO COST to attend this training!

Who Should Attend?

Any professional that works directly with domestic violence survivors, their children, or abusers:

  • Domestic Violence Service Providers (Shelter Staff, Advocates, Therapists, Abuser Intervention Staff)
  • Government Social Service Employees (Adult Protective Services, Child Welfare, DHS, Supervised Visitation, Juvenile Services)
  • Law Enforcement (Patrol, Supervisors, Probation/Parole, Corrections)
  • Legal/Court (Attorneys, Victim-Witness Specialists, Judges, Clerks)
  • Education (K-12, Campus Disciplinary, Title IX, Faculty)
  • Community-Based (Substance Use Professionals, Immigration, Transitional Housing)
  • Health Care (Nurses, Physicians, Community Health Advocates, Mental Health Providers)
  • Faith/Religious Leaders


What’s the content level for this training?

  • Basic: For professionals just beginning their work with survivors, or who have not had much training on working with survivors. (0-2 years’ experience)
  • Intermediate: For professionals who have a basic understanding of best practices for working with survivors. (2-5 years’ experience)


FAQs:

Are Social Work CEUs available?

Yes! 2 Category 1 Social Work CEUs are available.


How much are Social Work CEU’s?

Social Work CEUs are free if you are an Individual Member of MNADV, or you work or volunteer for an organization that is a Member of MNADV. The cost is $15 for non-members. Please bring payment via check or exact cash to the training. Learn more about the benefits of MNADV Membership here.

When will I receive my Certificate of Attendance or Social Work CEU?

We will make every effort to email you your CEU certificate within 2 weeks of the training. Please email Hiba Ahmed at hahmed@mnadv.org with questions.

I lost my CEU or Certificate. Can you re-send it?

Yes. Please email Hiba Ahmed at hahmed@mnadv.org.

Is parking available?

Yes, ample free parking is available.


Do I need to print the Eventbrite ticket?

No – once you receive a confirmation email, you are registered and do not need to print your ticket.

Is food available?

No, lunch will be on your own. Most restuarants or cafes can be found at the Rockville Town Square.

Is this location handicap-accessible?

Yes.

Will printed handouts be available?

Yes, PowerPoints and handouts will be printed and available for participants.

What is your cancellation policy?

MNADV understands that sometimes life gets in the way. If you need to cancel your registration, please do so at least 48 hours in advance, as many of our trainings have a waitlist. To cancel, please email aguthrie@mnadv.org.

I can’t make it anymore, but my colleague can. Can this person take my place?

No - please cancel your registration and have your colleague register on their own so they receive any email instructions prior to the training.

For any further questions or concerns, please contact Amber Guthrie, Project Director for The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence at aguthrie@mnadv.org.

We look forward to seeing you there!


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