Elder Abuse

When Jun 06, 2019
from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Where Shelby Campus
Contact Name
Contact Phone 502.852.4769
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This workshop will address the following topics: changing demographics, changing Life Expectancy, Race and Gender as predictors of Elder Abuse, indirect and direct causes of Elder Abuse, sandwich generation, prevalence of Elder Abuse, types of Elder Abuse, theoretical explanations, and conclusions. During lecture-style presentation participants will be given series of vignettes as part of their learning opportunities to respond with their perceptions, values, social norms and impressions to new information. The target audience is counselors, educators, social workers, and nurses.

Presenter: Ruben Pavlov, MSSW
Ruben Pavlov has lived in Louisville for over 23 years and worked at Louisville Metro Department of Corrections for 16. He is a UofL alumnus with Bachelors in Psychology with Natural Sciences Concentration. He has a Master of Science in Social Work with Alcohol and Drug Counselor Specialization from the Kent School of Social Work at the University of Louisville. He is a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) in Kentucky and a Certified Social Worker (CSW). He currently is in private practice in Louisville, KY working with groups. In 2012 he received his PRIME for Life Driving Unimpaired 20 Hour Education Program credential and currently maintains his certification. Ruben is currently pursuing Ph.D. in Criminal Justice at UofL.

At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • To familiarize the participants with the changing demographics of the US population, specifically with regards to age.
  • To familiarize the participants with the trends in life expectancy and health in later life.
  • To familiarize the participants with trends in care giving patterns for the aging.
  • To expose the participants to the abuse of elderly by their children.
  • To expose the participants to the abuse of elderly by non-relative caregivers in both home and institutional settings.
  • To expose the participants to various types of elder abuse, including physical, psychological, and financial.
  • To examine the ways in which elder abuse is being dealt with by law enforcement and legal and social welfare institutions.
  • To offer some ideas for the prevention and early intervention of elder abuse.
  • Research will be presented on how to recognize, intervene, and prevent elder abuse.

3 CEUs available: $55

To Register:https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0015-0015-300eab4a30094c3ca09a99bc1ae0b0ca


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