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Expert Q&A: Working Effectively with LGBTQI+ Youth Victims of Crime

Date: June 12, 2024 Time: 2:00–3:15 p.m. ET

According to the UCLA School of Law, Williams Institute, nearly one in six young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 identify as LGBT. As a victim service provider, what can you do to make it easier for young LGBTQI+ victims of crime to disclose their identity to you? What can you do to provide a safe and empathic space? What support resources are available to the LGBTQI+ community?

Elder Justice Initiative: Elder Abuse Multidisciplinary Team Coordinator Training

Date: June 24, 2024 Time: 12:00–3:00 p.m. ET

Note: This is a repeated session of the training that took place on May 28, 2024 and will cover the same material.

Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) coordinators fill a critical role on elder abuse teams, yet there are few educational resources to support their professional development.

Please join the Elder Justice Initiative on Monday, June 24, 2024, from 12:00–3:00 p.m. eastern time, for a webinar examining the elements of successful collaborative teams, ways to enhance team engagement, and the skills needed to facilitate productive elder abuse case review meetings.

Topics include—

  • The Role of the Coordinator
  • Facilitation of Case Review Meetings
  • Building a Culture of Collaboration
  • Enhancing Team Engagement

Elder Justice Initiative: Current State of Knowledge Regarding Fraud and Abuse Committed by Guardians or Conservators

Date: June 25, 2024 Time: 12:00–1:00 p.m. ET

Please join the Elder Justice Initiative for a webinar on the “Current State of Knowledge Regarding Fraud and Abuse Committed by Guardians or Conservators.” Over the past few years, the roles of guardians and conservators have received significant attention. This is driven, at least in part, by incidents or allegations of fraud or abuse by the guardians and conservators against the individuals they are supposed to protect. To better understand these matters, the National Institute of Justice commissioned a report, Environmental Scan of Guardianship Abuse and Fraud (released September 2023). In this webinar, the report’s authors will share a summary of the findings, including available data on the issue, legal, policy, and practice considerations, and recommendations.