She will present the components of a good assessment, with examples of how to collect and integrate relevant information. Olsen will also discuss the importance of maintaining a client-centered orientation so that MDTs maintain an awareness of the need to balance the client’s self-determination with the need for protection.

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will not discriminate against any individual on account of race, color, national origin, gender, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, gender identity (or expression), language spoken, immigration status and any other protected class. Box 60401 Fort Myers, FL 33906 The On-Call Crisis Response Unit provides crisis counseling 365 days per year at area hospitals, medical professionals offices, and our rape crisis center for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Should you need special accomodations, please call (239) 939-3112. All services provided to victims of domestic violence and their children and survivors of sexual assault, dating violence, stalking and human trafficking are available free of charge. Hendry and Glades Counties can call our domestic violence hotline toll-free at 1-800-500-1119 or our sexual assault hotline toll-free at 1-888-956-7273 or email us - [email protected] Staff provides this services from am until pm Monday through Friday.

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Join Shane Winder and Donna Maddux as they describe a federal-state working group in Portland, Oregon, dubbed the Social Services Fraud Working Group, that investigates financial crimes against older adults.

Learn how the small working group got started and then grew over the past several years.

His interdisciplinary work with nursing, social work, geriatrics, psychiatry, and radiology has significant implications for the prosecution of elder abuse and neglect cases.