Elder Abuse The Hidden Crime Training

Posted on Mar 15, 2019 in All IPCS News, Special Events, State Trauma Program, violence and abuse prevention

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Time: 8:30am – 12:00pm Location: Hawai‘i Convention Center 1801 Kalakaua Ave. Honolulu, HI 96815

Presenter: Paul Greenwood, JD FREE registration, parking and limited airfare reimbursements for first responders Registration link

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Paul Greenwood is a retired prosecutor from the San Diego District Attorney’s office. During his 25 years working for the State of California, he has been involved in over 600 felony cases of elder and dependent adult abuse, both physical and financial. He is currently co-chair of California’s District Attorney Elder Abuse Committee, an instructor with the California District Attorneys Association, the National District Attorneys Association and the American Prosecutors Institute.

This session will provide valuable information on:

  • Understanding “Elder Abuse” as defined under the Hawai‘i criminal codes
  • Learning about the many forms of “hidden” elder abuse
  • Gaining a multi-disciplinary approach for successful investigations and prosecutions
  • Practical tools to identify potential elder abuse situations based on the San Diego blueprint

Travel stipends for neighbor island colleagues have been made available. All are invited to attend. EMS participants will be prioritized if high demand. Contact cristina.valenzuela@doh.hawaii.gov for information on travel stipend.

Contact: Paola Grolli at (862) 261-6950 or PaolaG@ivatcenters.org Sponsored by: Emergency Medical Services & Injury Prevention System Branch and the Executive Office on Aging of the Hawaii Department of Health.

 The Hidden Crime 3.5 hours of State of Hawaii EMS CEs for this program approved by University of Hawaii Kapiolani Community College.

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