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2021 Ohio Elder Abuse Awareness Day

 

The Ohio Attorney General’s Elder Abuse Commission Proudly presents

Effective Strategies for Serving Older Ohioans at Risk of Adult Maltreatment, through the Pandemic and Beyond

Date: Monday, June 28, 2021

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Location: Virtual Webinar

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The Ohio Attorney General’s Elder Abuse Commission will commemorate the 2021 Ohio Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 28, 2021.  The purpose of this day is to promote effective collaboration to prevent and protect older adults from maltreatment including abuse neglect. The webinar will showcase innovations by state and local experts highlighting their efforts to address the unique needs of serving and protecting older adults during the pandemic. We will focus on changes in service delivery, the importance of professional self-care, and lessons learned that may continue post-pandemic. At this event we will review 2021 mid-way, to consider what we have done, where we are going, and if we are making a difference in the lives of older adults and victims of elder abuse. We believe the creativity and energy of Ohio Elder Abuse Awareness Day activities has positively impacted the increase awareness of elder mistreatment across Ohio. We are encouraged with Ohio’s continuous progress; however, our work unfortunately remains unfinished. At this event the information shared will strengthen our efforts to make Ohio a safe place for everyone.

The event features panel experts representing the following:

  • Grove City Police Department
  • Ohio Attorney General's Office – Health Care Fraud Unit
  • Ohio Department of Insurance
  • Ohio Geriatrics Society
  • Ohio Job and Family Director’s Association
  • Ohio Victim Witness Association  

Webinar Agenda


Professional Credits

University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati, School of Social Work in partnership with Ohio’s University Consortium for Child and Adult Services OCWTP & OHSTS State Training Coordinator has approved this training for 3.0 hours of CEUs for social workers and counselors. Social Work Approved Provider Number: RCS091301. Counselor Approved Provider Number: RCS091301

CLE 3 hours of credit pending
The Office of the Ohio Attorney Dave Yost has submitted application for Continuing Legal Education activities 3 hours of CLE are pending with the Supreme Court of Ohio.

Law Enforcement 3 hours of training credit
The Office of the Ohio Attorney Dave Yost will provide 3 hours of General Studies Credit.

Please note: No professional credits will be offered for attendees that only participate via “Audio Conference”


For additional information or to request a similar training, please contact Sylvia Pla-Raith at Sylvia.Pla-Raith@OhioAGO.gov.