Registration is open for this Zoom seminar event hosted by the Covid-19 Task Force on Domestic Violence and featuring an international panel including NCALL Director, Bonnie Brandl.
This webinar will explore the challenges and opportunities that arise in working with older survivors during a pandemic, with a particular focus on issuance, service, and enforcement of protection orders.
Tragically, as we ready ourselves for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2020, we’re also coming to terms with the fact that elder abuse is on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As victim advocates and programs navigate supporting older survivors through the COVID-19 pandemic, collaboration, creativity, and compassion will be key.
A short list of COVID-19 resources for the field.
Like other -isms, ageism segregates and reinforces inequalities between groups. In contrast to other -isms, ageism affects everyone at different stages in their lives. Ageism also creates a culture that ignores and tolerates elder abuse and allows abuse of older adults to continue unabated.
Social workers often are unsung heroes, yet they play an essential role in helping people across the lifespan, from all walks of life and backgrounds, to live their lives with dignity and agency.
NO MORE Week is a time each year in early March when NO MORE and its allies highlight the importance of stopping and preventing violence through special events, activities, and promotions.
NCALL is pleased to share this new resource for faith leaders and faith communities. Developed in partnership with Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse and Futures Without Violence, it aims to help reach and support older adults during COVID-19.
With heavy hearts, NCALL, along with our End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin family, mourns the loss of Cleveland (CJ) Doxtater. CJ served as the End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin Tribal & Elder Outreach Program Director.