Elder Abuse Prevention

Emerging Trends and Promising Strategies
by Lisa Nerenberg, MSW, MPH
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Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Publication Date: May 27, 2016

ISBN: 9780826103383

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"I found this book to be informative, well-researched, and well-thought out...The book is an asset to students, scholars, and seasoned practioners alike."

--International Perspectives in Victimology

"Lisa Nerenberg provides the first comprehensive look at elder abuse prevention trends and strategies. Drawing from existing models and examining salient factors, she outlines approaches to intervention that consider victims and perpetrators and engage communities and service systems. She also offers meaningful response to the many challenges endemic to elder abuse work. As a result, Lisa gives hope to the field."

"Beginning as a grassroots advocate a quarter century ago in San Francisco, Lisa developed and tested many viable elder abuse prevention programs herself through the local elder abuse network before exploring best practices elsewhere. This unique evolution and perspective gives her the depth and breadth of understanding needed to write a book like this, able to resonate equally with adult protective service workers struggling to manage caseloads of vulnerable elders, law enforcement personnel trying to prosecute abusers, and academics searching for effective responses to the problem."--
--Georgia J. Anetzberger, PhD, ACSW
Assistant Professor of Health Care Administration at Cleveland State University
and Editor of the Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect

Recipient of the Legal Assistance for Seniors' "Leading the Fight for Seniors' Rights" annual award for 2007!

Drawing from over twenty years of experience helping communities improve their response to elder abuse, Lisa Nerenberg describes what agencies, communities, tribes, states, and national organizations are doing to prevent abuse, treat its effects, and ensure justice. She further explores what remains to be done and offers a plan for the ...