Elder Justice Training Institute

JASA Elder Justice Training Institute 2021-2022

JASA is recognized as a leading provider of professional education for professionals who work with elder abuse survivors.  

Thousands of older adults in New York are abused, neglected, and exploited every year, and the number is growing. JASA’s Elder Justice Training Institute offers five interdisciplinary workshops that improve the understanding of and response to the various forms of elder abuse. The Institute educates social service, health, legal and financial professionals, as well as the public.

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2021 - 2022 Workshop Schedule

Workshop # 1: Elder Abuse 101
Tuesday, November 16
1:00PM - 3:00PM

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Workshop # 2: Physical and Mental Health Perspectives on Elder Abuse
Tuesday, December 14
10:00AM - 12:00PM

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Workshop # 3:  Advocating for Older Adults in the Criminal Justice System
Tuesday, February 15
10:00AM  - 12:00PM

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Workshop # 4: Elder Justice in the LGBTQ Community
Tuesday, March 15
 10:00AM  - 12:00PM

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Workshop # 5: Housing Court and Legal Remedies to Avoid Eviction
Tuesday, April 19
 10:00AM  - 12:00PM

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All training materials and webinar zoom links will be distributed electronically to registered participants. 

Each workshop is $50 and offers two social work continuing education credits. There is no additional cost for CEU. 

An electronic evaluation form will be provided prior to each webinar which participants will be required to complete to obtain credit for taking the training. Certification of attendance will also be provided at the end of each training.  Attendance will be monitored through the JASA website.

These workshops are provided by JASA in partnership with Lifespan of Greater Rochester, Inc. The program is funded in part by Monroe County Office for the Aging, New York State Office for the Aging, US Administration on Aging, and Lifespan of Greater Rochester.

For more information contact elderabuse@jasa.org or 212.273.5281