Elder Abuse/Neglect

Polyvictimization in Later Life

OVCTTAC has a web series now available on polyvictimization in later life. It’s a series of 5 modules totaling 6 hours:

  1. Context of Polyvictimization
  2. Older Adults Affected by Polyvictimization
  3. Perpetrators of Late Life Polyvictimization
  4. Working With Older Adults Affected by Polyvictimization
  5. Lessons Learned from the Polyvictimization in Later Life Project

“The purpose of the training is to strengthen awareness of polyvictimization in later life and to provide knowledge and skills of professionals to address the needs of victims. The training addresses the context of polyvictimization; victims and perpetrators of polyvictimization; best practices to work with older adults affected by polyvictimization using trauma-informed, ethical, and culturally appropriate practices; and the latest research and best practices to serve this population.”