National Center on Elder Abuse - Empowering Elder Abuse Organization Through Local, State and national Efforts

  • Teaster, Pamela (PI)

Grants and Contracts Details


The National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse will execute a 3-year program as a collaborator in the NCEA and undertake the following activities to encourage and enhance development of comprehensive elder justice systems: (1) award mini-grants of approximately $10,000 each year to support the creation and promote the sustainability of multidisciplinary local and state elder abuse networks; (2) provide technical assistance to states and AAAs to promote the widespread development, implementation, and sustainability of new or existing local and state elder abuse networks; (3) maintain and augment the Promising Practices Clearinghouse; and (4) develop analyses of state statutory issues and track federal laws that impact elder abuse detection, intervention, and prevention & disseminate that information. The expected outcomes are: (1) timely, high quality information to support state and local capacity building and innovation; (2) increased professionalization of adult protection and elder abuse service networks; and (3) increased knowledge of the extent and causes of elder abuse & skills and practices for prevention.
Effective start/end date7/1/106/30/11


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