COURSE MATERIALS

Opening Plenary: Keynote                         
The Role of the Opioid Crisis in Elder Abuse: Lessons from Maine APS Investigations
Kimberly Snow, Research Associate, Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME

                             COURSE MATERIALS:  The Role of the Opioid Crisis in Elder Abuse: Lessons from Maine APS Investigations

 

Protecting Our Seniors from Financial Abuse

DeMarion Johnston, Esq., General Counsel, Virginia Bankers Association

                             COURSE MATERIALS:  Protecting Our Seniors From Financial Abuse

 

Medicaid Fraud

Janine Myatt, Esq., Assistant Attorney General, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Office of the Attorney General of Virginia

                             COURSE MATERIALS:  Medicaid Fraud

Elder Abuse Guide for Law Enforcement (EAGLE) – Part One, Part Two, and Part Three

National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), Alhambra, CA

Julie Schoen, Deputy Director, NCEA, and Alexis Calleros, Administrative Assistant, NCEA

                           COURSE MATERIALS:  Elder Abuse Guide for Law Enforcement (EAGLE)

                                                               Course Outline

Grandparents and Other Non-Parent Kinship Families: Legal Rights

Gerard Wallace, Esq., Program Director Retired, New York State Kinship Navigator

                           COURSE MATERIALS:  Grandparents and Other Non-Parent Kinship Families: Legal Rights

Elder Justice Efforts in a Restorative Justice Framework

Sarah M. Morton, Esq., Elderly Services Attorney, Blue Ridge Legal Services, Harrisonburg, VA

                           COURSE MATERIALS:  Elder Justice Efforts in a Restorative Justice Framework

                                                               Course Outline

                                                               Restorative justice practices in Native American tribal law

                                                               Preliminary Findings from an Evaluation of Eldercaring Coordination
                                                               


Virginia’s Family First Initiative: Prioritizing Prevention Services and Family-Based Placements                         
Lauren Weidner, Family First Change Management Specialist, VA Department of Social Services
Nancy Boyd, Kinship Navigator, Dickenson County Department of Social Services
Amanda Romans, Kinship Navigator, Smyth County Department of Social Services

                           COURSE MATERIALS:  Virginia's Family First Initiative: Prioritizing Prevention Services and Family-Based Placements

                                                               Navigating the Seas of Relative Childcare

Seniors, Pain Relief, and Opioid Abuse: A History Lesson Taught Through Time

Deborah H. Bell, Community Outreach Coordinator, Office of the Attorney General of Virginia

 

                           COURSE MATERIALSSeniors, Pain Relief, and Opioid Abuse: A History Lesson Taught Through Time
 

Battered, Broken, and Burned: Recognizing Injuries in Suspected Older Adult Abuse

Melissa Ratcliff Harper, MSN, APRN, SANE-A, SANE-P

                           COURSE MATERIALSBattered, Broken, and Burned: Recognizing Injuries in Suspected Older Adult Abuse    

                           PLEASE NOTE: Presentation updated 5.20.21

Methamphetamine: The “Alpha Drug”

First Sergeant Charles L. Parsons, Drug Enforcement Section, Virginia State Police, Wytheville, VA

                           COURSE MATERIALSMethamphetamine: The "Alpha Drug"