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Elder abuse : practice and policy / edited by Rachel Filinson, Stanley R. Ingman.



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New York, N.Y. : Human Sciences Press, [1989]
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272 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
PART I: RESEARCH FOUNDATIONS: Introduction / Rachel Filinson -- A critical examination of the definitional, methodological, and theoretical problems of elder abuse / Michael W. Galbraith -- Implications of research on elder abuse perpetrators: rethinking current social policy and programming / Georgia J. Anetzberger -- The perils of drawing policy implications from research: the case of elder mistreatment / Jetse Sprey and Sarah H. Matthews -- PART II: PRACTICE ISSUES: Assessment problems in cases of elder abuse / Deborah Bookin and Ruth E. Dunkle -- Clinical assessment of elder abuse / Terry Fulmer -- Issues involved in identifying and intervening in elder abuse / Linda R. Phillips -- Responding to abuse and neglect cases: protective services versus crisis intervention / James A. Bergman -- Strategies for service provision: the use of legal interventions in a systems approach to casework / Sue Ringel Segal and Madelyn Anne Iris -- Community professionals and their perspectives on elder abuse / Trudy B. Anderson -- PART III: POLICY: Federal initiatives / Valerie Rinkle -- State elder/adult abuse and protection laws / Marshelle Thobaben -- Toward the development of estimates of national incidence of reports of elder abuse based on currently available state data: an exploratory study / Toshio Tatara -- The abused: abuser dyad: elder abuse in the state of Florida / Richard B. Miller and Richard A. Dodder -- The impact of public policy decisions on elder abuse programs: Missouri and Iowa / C. Edwin Vaughan -- The Illinois plan for a statewide elder abuse program / Melanie Hwalek, Bette Hill, and Caroline Stahl -- The politics of Michigan's response to elder abuse / Sharon R. Medved -- Elder abuse and prevention: a holistic approach / L. Rene Bergeron -- Making policy research count: elder abuse as a legislative issue / Jeffrey M. Anderson and John T. Theiss -- Abuse of the institutionalized aged: recent policy in California / Arline Cowell.
Includes index.
Bibliography: pages 255-267.
Older people.
Abused parents -- United States.
Older people.
Added Author
Filinson, Rachel.
Ingman, Stanley R.