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Course Title:Understanding and Advocating for the Elderly
Start Date:04/11/2018
End Date:04/11/2018
Course Time:8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Course Number:520-18-04
Course Location: Manatee County Public Safety, 2101 47th Terrace East, Bradenton, FL 34203
Course Description:
As the population ages the potential for abuse from family members, caregivers or "trusted" individuals is a growing concern. Unfortunately, cases of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation of elders are often under reported. Seniors have additional concerns that must be addressed in order to encourage reporting, provide services and help seniors maintain their quality of life. This course is modeled after the National Elder Abuse Training and will discuss the dynamics of elder abuse; how to identify elder victims; and how to appropriately respond to elders who are the victims of crime.

All hours for this course may be used towards FCPTI Victim Services Practitioner Renewal Requirements