Elder Abuse and Neglect: Causes, Diagnosis, and Intervention Strategies
In this new edition of their classic volume, Quinn and Tomita present their model of detection, assessment, and intervention for elder abuse and neglect. The volume includes information on legal interventions with suggestions on how the practitioner should act in the courtroom, give testimony, document findings, and prepare for legal involvement with the criminal justice system.
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Victims and Their Abusers
Types of Elder Mistreatment
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