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Cultural and Ethical Considerations in Late-life Polyvictimization

NCJ Number
Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect Volume: 29 Issue: 5 Dated: 2017 Pages: 327-338
Kathleen Quinn
Date Published
12 pages
This article reports on a study that examined the cultural and ethical considerations for professionals working with older adults who experience polyvictimization.
Drawing from the Department of Justice's training program, Polyvictimization in Later Life (OVC/TTAC, 2017), topics included cultural competencies, ethical standards, personal and professional ethics, and ethical considerations when working in teams. Suggestions and recommendations provided ensure sensitive and ethical responses when working with cases that involve polyvictimization. (publisher abstract modified)