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7th Annual Conference on Elder Abuse
Start Date: 5/21/2012Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 5/21/2012End Time: 9:00 AM
Event Description:

With the growing elderly community & with elder abuse on the rise, it is more important than ever to bring experts in the fields of aging and elder abuse together to discuss, learn about, and forge solutions to identify, prevent, and fight elder abuse. More information and materials can be found here.

Don't miss this annual, state-wide conference. 

When:  Monday, May 21, 2012, 9AM to 5PM

Where:  UC Hastings College of the Law, 198 McAllister Street, San Francisco, CA

Who:  Professionals working in fields related to aging, family violence and elder abuse

Why:  To share best practices and build interpersonal connections

Keynote speaker:  Mary Joy Quinn, RN, MA; Author, Consultant, Director San Francisco Probate Court (ret.)

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Expert individual and panel sessions include:
□ Assisting Victims of Domestic Abuse in Later Life Bonnie Brandl, M.S.W.

□ Cognition, Aging, and Capacity Jonathan Canick, Ph. D.

□ Elder Justice Advocacy and Legislation: State and National Trends Lisa Nerenberg, MSW, MPH; Mary S. Twomey, MSW; Shirley Krohn

□ Elders in Foreclosure  (Tenants and Homeowners) Robert F. Kane, Esq.; Sheri Powers, JD, MA; Leah Simon-Weisberg

□ Ethical Issues in Estate Planning for the Elderly or Impaired Client David W. Baer, J.D.: Margaret M. Hand, J.D; Neil F. Horton

□ Fair Housing and Reasonable Accommodations for Seniors Tracy Greene Mintz, MA, MSW, LCSW; Catherine Ross-Perry         

□ Financial Elder Abuse Litigation:  Assessing, Preparing and Presenting Claims Maria I. Lawless, JD; Anne Marie Murphy, JD; Steven Riess, JD, LL.M

□ How One Probate Court Mobilized to Confront Elder Abuse: Reflections on a Career Mary Joy Quinn, RN, MA, Author, Consultant, Director San Francisco Probate Court (ret.)

□ Making the Law Matter: A Research Collaboration to Improve the Civil Legal Response to Financial Elder Abuse Erika Falk, PsyD; Sarah Hooper, JD

□ Medicare and the Beneficiary:  Spotting Scams and Fighting Fraud Pat Macholl; Janet Van Deusen

□ Relocation Stress Syndrome in Seniors: Minimizing Risk During Care Transitions Tracy Greene Mintz, MA, MSW, LCSW

□ Reverse Mortgage Madness Prescott Cole; Norma P. Garcia; Heidi Li, Esq.

□ Undue Influence -- How to Identify Who is the Con David G. Knitter, Esq.

□ Unique Aspects of Mediating Elder Abuse Cases Bette B. Epstein, M.S., J.D.; Victoria Palmer

□ When It’s Not Alzheimer’s: A Guide to Other Forms of Dementia and their Effect on Capacity and Undue Influence Nancy Hoffman Psy.D.

Continuing education credits:

Available for California Attorneys; Behavioral Scientists (MFT, LCSW, LEP, LPCC); Public Administrators, Guardians and Conservators (pending approval); Private Professional Fiduciaries; Psychologists; and Registered Nurses

Click here for information on CE credits

Register online at:

Registration or sponsorship questions?
David Baker, 510-832-3040, ext. 331,

For additional information  Email or call 510-832-3040

Contact Information:
Name: Roxanne
Barbara Lee and Mary Joy Quinn
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