Title VI Webinar:  New Research on Elder Abuse Among American Indian and Alaska Native Populations – January 8, 2020 @ 2pm ET

Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET 

** Please note that you may sign in as early as 1:00 p.m. ET and remain on standby until the webinar begins at 2:00 p.m.**
 
Teleconference phone number: 888-455-3131 and Passcode 1234567
-Do not use the WebEx call in number-

Link to live webinar:  https://bit.ly/39uIKfs

Presenters:    Jolie Crowder, PhD, MSN, RN, CCM, International Association for Indigenous Aging; Linda Carson, PhD, MPH, BSN, International Association for Indigenous Aging; and Kendra Kuehn, MSW, International Association for Indigenous Aging.

Description:  This webinar will provide an overview of elder abuse in Indian Country, including recent research identifying new national-level prevalence rates and predictors of abuse among American Indian and Alaska Native elders. National rates of various types of elder abuse for Native Americans– almost double that of overall findings from original study findings — will be shared. The unique, complex context that intersects to shape abuse correlates for tribal elders such as history of trauma, social support, and emotional problems will be discussed. Findings from a recent national needs assessment focused on screening and management of elder abuse in tribal health settings that included tribal health care providers, elder advocates, Title VI staff, and tribal Adult Protection Services will also be shared. Presenters will identify promising practices and strategies identified in the needs assessment, as well as a series of recommendations that can be implemented in local tribal communities to help combat elder abuse.    
For questions about the webinar, please email Melissa Szasz at melissa.szasz@teyaservices.com.
Click here for Live Presentation (1/8 @ 2pm ET)
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