On Wednesday, June 3rd, Jewish Association Serving the Aging (JASA) will be holding their 10th Annual NYC Elder Abuse Conference at The New School’s Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall. The conference will address the widespread yet underreported subject of elder abuse, focusing on promoting resolution and resiliency. This multidisciplinary event will bring together over 300 health care professionals, government partners, community agencies, researchers, social workers, and concerned citizens interested in learning more about the tools and resources available to help tackle elder abuse.
Noteworthy workshops to be featured include “Reaching Vulnerable Populations,” “Evicting the Abuser,” “Guardianship – Benefits and Limitations,” and “Prosecuting Fraud and Neglect Cases.” Notable speakers will include Steven Banks, Esq, the Commissioner of NYC Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services; Donna M. Corrado, PhD, Commissioner of NYC Department for the Aging; Risa Breckman, LCSW-R; and Flora Colao, LCSW, who will be giving the keynote address, Finding Your Resilience When Dealing with Burnout, Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma.
This event is co-sponsored by JASA, New York City Department for the Aging, Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention at The Hebrew Home at Riverdale, Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging of Hunter College, Carter Burden Center for the Aging, David Berg Center for Law and Aging, LiveOn NY, New School Institute for Retired Professionals, New York City Elder Abuse Center, and New York City Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services.
Register online at: www.jasa.org/events/conferences. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 718.286.1540.
$95/Attorneys, $65/Professionals and General Public, $30/Students