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NCJ Number: 227928 Add to Shopping cart 
Title: In Their Own Words: Domestic Abuse in Later Life
Series: OVC Videos
Author(s): Jane A. Raymond, M.S.; Bonnie Brandl, M.S.W.
Corporate Author: Terra Nova Films
United States of America

National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life
Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence
United States of America
Date Published: 2008
Page Count: 137
Sponsoring Agency: National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life
Madison, WI 53703
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
OVC Resource Ctr
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Terra Nova Films
Chicago, IL 60643
Grant Number: 2005-VF-GX-K031
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

OVC Resource Ctr
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: Agency Summary|HTML (Transcript - Disc 1)|HTML (Transcript - Disc 2)|PDF (Trainer's Guide)|Video (Disc 1 .wmv Video Clip)|Video (Disc 1 .mov Video Clip)|Video (Disc 2 .wmv Video Clip)|Video (Disc 2 .mov Video Clip)
Agency Summary: https://www.ovc.gov/library/videoclips.html#itow 
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This training guide and 2-DVD package examines the problem of domestic elder abuse from the perspective of older victims.
Abstract: This two-DVD package and training guide uses the voices of older victims to facilitate a dialog among a range of professionals about the dynamics of abuse, the barriers these victims have to overcome to live free from abuse, and interventions and potential collaborations that may be effective in such cases. In addition to individual segments with victims, family members, and victim service professionals, the DVDs include several topical segments, a montage of victim/advocate voices designed for use by policymakers, and an interactive role play between a parish nurse and an adult daughter caring for her father. A trainer’s guide, which accompanies these DVDs, provides background on the victims and discussion questions targeted at a variety of professional audiences.
Main Term(s): Elderly victims
Index Term(s): Crimes against the elderly; Elder Abuse; Elderly (65+); OVC grant-related documents; Psychological victimization effects; Victimization; Victimization risk; Victims of Crime
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