JASA Elder Justice Training Institute Webinars

JASA Elder Justice Training Institute Webinar Series

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 is an interdisciplinary program, which improves 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.

JASA is recognized as a leading provider of professional education for professionals who work with elder abuse survivors. JASA’s Elder Justice Training Institute (formerly the Elder Abuse Training Institute), offers webinars about how to address elder abuse and exploitation. The team of presenters includes leaders in the field of elder justice.

These virtual sessions, designed for social work and legal professionals, will offer training on evidenced-based practices to support vulnerable older adults. These trainings will include enhanced safety planning, multidisciplinary approaches to case assessment, strategies to secure appropriate community and city government resources, and interventions to resolve the abuse.

Each workshop offers two social work continuing education credits. There is a $50 fee to participate for each session. 

These workshops are made possible through a partnership between JASA and the Lifespan of Greater Rochester, Inc. and is funded in part by Monroe County Office for the Aging, New York State Office for the Aging, US Administration on Aging, Lifespan of Greater Rochester, and participant contributions.

Webinar Schedule

1) Elder Abuse 101 
Monday, November 21, 2022
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM


2) Health/Mental Health Perspectives on Addressing Elder Abuse
Tuesday, December 20, 2022
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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3) Senior Scams & Fraud: Navigating the Changing Landscape
Friday, January 6, 2023
10:00am - 12:00pm

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4) Serving LGBTQ Older Adults in a "Post-Covid" Environment
Thursday, March 23, 2023
10:00am - 12:00pm

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5) Advanced Directives - Taking Control of Your Future
Tuesday, April 18, 2023
10:00am - 12:00pm

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All training materials and webinar Zoom links will be distributed via email to registered participants. 

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.


For more information contact Florian Edwards at fedwards@jasa.org or 212-273-5350.