Abuse in Later Life: Collaborative Responses to Domestic Violence towards Older Adults
Title: Abuse in Later Life: Collaborative Responses to Domestic Violence towards Older Adults
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2022
Time: 9:00am to 11:00pm
Location: Zoom Virtual Training
Abuse does not discriminate based on age, and older adults experiencing domestic violence face unique challenges and vulnerabilities when seeking safety and services. In this training, participants will learn about definitions of domestic violence, common types and signs of domestic violence with older adults, and strategies for collaboration between community and state organizations to address the needs of elder domestic violence survivors.
This training is available free for OACAA members in good standing. To receive the session recording, please contact Emily Nolan. To register for this training, please click on the REGISTER button on the right.
Leah Stone (she/her), is an independently licensed social worker which supervisory designation and has been in the domestic violence field for nearly 10 years in various roles, including intern, case manager, therapist, and program director. Leah currently works as the Training Coordinator with the Ohio Domestic Violence Network, where she facilitates, organizes, and provides trainings on topics related to domestic violence advocacy for domestic violence programs and allied professionals across the state of Ohio. She centers her training and work in trauma-informed and anti-oppressive approaches as the foundation of violence prevention and intervention. Leah lives in Dayton, Ohio, with her partner of 10 years, Ryan, and their two Pomeranians.