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Recognizing and Responding to Elder Abuse

Adult Protective Services Contacts
Source: National Center on Elder Abuse
Content Type: Web Page
Where do you call to report elder abuse in each state?

The Effectiveness of Educational Programs to Improve Recognition and Reporting of Elder Abuse & Neglect
Source: NAPSA/NCPEA
Content Type: PDF
The National Adult Protective Services Resource Center, in conjunction with the National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, is pleased to release a new Research to Practice (R2P) Brief.

Preventing Elder Abuse by In-Home Helpers, 2002
Source: National Center on Elder Abuse
Content Type: Article
Ensuring consumer protection, best practices and resources.

The Role of Attorneys, Courts, and Legal Mechanisms in the Prevention of and Intervention to Elder Abuse
Source: National Center on Elder Abuse
Content Type: Bibliography
This bibliography focuses on the role of the attorney, the courts, and legal mechanisms in preventing and remedying elder abuse. References include articles addressing professional practice, creative legal remedies, and barriers to legal access and prosecution.

Research on Wisconsin's Individual-at-Risk Restraining Order
Source: Wisconsin Department of Health Services Advocacy and Protection Systems
Content Type: PDF of study report
Report of a research study on an inovative Wisconsin law allowing the use of restraining orders in adult abuse cases.