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What is an FJC? Two-Part Series

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

Aging, Memory and the Criminal Justice System

Dr. Laura Mosqueda will discuss how people over the age of 65 comprise the fastest growing segment of our population. Many elders in our society have a dementing illness such as Alzheimer’s Disease and it... Read More