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Statewide Elder Mistreatment Virtual Assessment Program

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dc.contributor.author Burnett, Jason
dc.contributor.author Halphen, John
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-01T21:01:46Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-01T21:01:46Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Burnett, Jason; Halphen, John. (2017). Statewide Elder Mistreatment Virtual Assessment Program. Research to Practice Series, National Adult Protective Services Association and National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, 2 pgs. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://www.napsa-now.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/R2P-Brief-Jason-Burnett-Statewide-Elder-Mistreatment-Virtual-Assessment-Program.pdf
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11990/1855
dc.description Research Brief en_US
dc.description.abstract In 2017, the Texas Elder Abuse and Mistreatment Institute launched a statewide elder mistreatment assessment program (www.facntx.org) which utilizes technology in the forms of a web-based communication portal and video-phone conferencing to allow every APS caseworker and their clients access to geriatric, psychiatric and elder mistreatment experts located in Houston Texas. This program is called the TEAM-Forensic Assessment Center Network (TEAM-FACN). It is a partnership between Texas APS and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Hou-ston, McGovern Medical School...the first year of implementation the number of cases worked by the Houston-based team increased 5-fold growing from a historical average of 100 per year to over 500. Within the first 3-months all APS districts across the state had utilized the TEAM-FACN services. Each client received an average of 2 services from the TEAM-FACN physicians resulting in over 1000 services provided to APS and their clients from geriatric and elder mistreatment experts to facilitate protective service planning. The efforts of TEAM-FACN have been able to bring expertise, access and efficiency to the entire state by leaving no caseworker or their client without access to much needed assessments. Some of these have resulted in substantial justice for the victims while others have resulted in enhanced protective service planning and implementation. [CVRL Note: this brief is based on this article Burnett J, Dyer CB, Clark LE & Halphen JM. A Statewide Elder Mistreatment Virtual Assessment Program: Preliminary Data. J Am Geriatric Soc., 2018, 00:1-5 and some data was analyzed in this webinar "Does Elder Abuse Type Tell Us Anything About 5-year All-Cause Mortality."] (Author Text) en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA) en_US
dc.subject Data Analysis en_US
dc.subject Elder Abuse en_US
dc.subject Elder Mistreatment en_US
dc.subject Assessment en_US
dc.subject Technology-facilitated en_US
dc.subject Technology Services en_US
dc.subject Adult Protective Services en_US
dc.subject Telehealth en_US
dc.subject Telemedicine en_US
dc.subject Teletherapy en_US
dc.subject Rural en_US
dc.subject Capacity en_US
dc.subject Safety Planning en_US
dc.subject Older Adults en_US
dc.subject Older Persons en_US
dc.subject Abuse in Later Life en_US
dc.title Statewide Elder Mistreatment Virtual Assessment Program en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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