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Mandated Reporting of Abuse of Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities

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dc.date.accessioned 2020-10-07T17:53:19Z
dc.date.available 2020-10-07T17:53:19Z
dc.date.issued 2020
dc.identifier.citation (2020). Mandated Reporting of Abuse of Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities. National Center on Elder Abuse and National Adult Protective Services Association, 74 pgs. en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://ncea.acl.gov/NCEA/media/Publication/NCEA_NAPSA_MandatedReportBriefFull.pdf
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11990/2167
dc.description Report en_US
dc.description.abstract This brief focuses on mandated reporting of abuse of older adults and adults with disabilities to Adult Protective Services (APS). While most APS programs consider mandated reporting an essential tool for addressing harm to older adults and adults with disabilities, this brief will explore the strengths of mandated reporting as well as the criticisms and questions raised by other professionals. This brief will: Define mandated reporting and provide up to date information about who is required to report. Delve into the policy questions that arise from mandated reporting, including the pros and cons of requiring professionals and others to report. Two experts will weigh in with their divergent opinions on the topic. Review the available research and present the most pressing research questions. [CVRL Note: research summary starts on page 6; see also the NCEA/NAPSA brief with this title] (Author Text) en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) en_US
dc.subject Synthesis en_US
dc.subject Mandated Reporters en_US
dc.subject Mandatory Reporting en_US
dc.subject Older Adults en_US
dc.subject Older Persons en_US
dc.subject People with Disabilities en_US
dc.subject Disabled en_US
dc.subject Adult Protective Services en_US
dc.subject Elder Abuse en_US
dc.subject Elder Mistreatment en_US
dc.subject Physical Abuse en_US
dc.subject Emotional Abuse en_US
dc.subject Exploitation en_US
dc.subject Psychological Abuse en_US
dc.subject Crime Reporting en_US
dc.subject Barriers to Reporting en_US
dc.subject Victim Rights en_US
dc.subject Victim Safety en_US
dc.subject Self-determination en_US
dc.subject Serious Crime en_US
dc.subject Standardization en_US
dc.subject Gaps in Research en_US
dc.subject Effectiveness en_US
dc.title Mandated Reporting of Abuse of Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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