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The President’s Family Justice Center Initiative Best Practices

 In October, 2003, President George W. Bush announced the creation of the President’s Family Justice Center Initiative. The $20 million Initiative created specialized “one stop shop,” co-located, multi-disciplinary service centers for victims of family violence... Read More

What is a Family Justice Center Part 1 (of 2)

The Family Justice Center Movement has been growing across the country and around the world. Today, there are over 130 Family Justice/Multi-Agency (FJ/MA) Centers using a co-located service model across the United States with 50-75 in... Read More

Understanding Elder Abuse – New Directions for Developing Theories of Elder Abuse Occurring in Domestic Settings

This paper reports the findings of two studies funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) in an effort to generate theory-based explanations of what causes elder abuse and how to best respond to it.... Read More

Elder Abuse – Elder Justice Act

The Elder Justice Act is a bill to amend the Social Security Act to ensure that there is adequate public and private infrastructure to resolve, prevent, detect, intervene, and prosecute elder abuse, elder neglect, and... Read More

Elder Abuse

This PowerPoint by Laura Mosqueda discusses how and why elder abuse occurs, and includes information about the red flags which indicate possible mistreatment, the special issues associated with interviewing elder abuse victims, and what can... Read More