Domestic Violence

Upcoming Webinars

Philip Marshall
01 / 18 / 2018

The Brooke Astor story will be chronicled to address elder abuse and elder financial exploitation – and to showcase recent advances in elder justice. Subjects covered in the webinar will [...]

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Sara E. Mahoney
01 / 25 / 2018

Probation Officers are assigned the task of investigating and submitting a lengthy report of an offender’s entire history for the Court to make a decision regarding sentencing. The [...]

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Duane T. Bowers, LPC, CCHt
03 / 06 / 2018

When a piece of child exploitation material (for example child pornography) is discovered on the internet, how many people view, process, analyze and investigate that material and those images before [...]

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Patrick Beumler
Hilary Weinberg
03 / 20 / 2018

According to government statistics between 3-4 million children ages 3-17 are at risk of exposure to domestic violence each year.  95% of those cases involve female victims at the hands [...]

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Sara E. Mahoney
03 / 22 / 2018

Domestic Violence Offenders are often times charismatic, charming and come across as “easily manageable” on the surface to the Probation Officer. With the main goals of supervision [...]

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Jacke Schroeder
04 / 12 / 2018

Most APS and domestic violence programs don’t have the resources to provide the appropriate, comprehensive emergency services needed for elders’ safety, medical, mental, emotional and social needs.&[...]

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Patrick Beumler
Hilary Weinberg
05 / 01 / 2018

Continuing from Part 1 of this series, prosecuting attorneys must determine, from the available evidence gathered by the law enforcement investigation, whether a reasonable likelihood of conviction exists. Part 2 of this [...]

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Tasha Menaker, Ph.D.
06 / 07 / 2018

This webinar provides an overview of the dynamics of sexual assault perpetration, including relationships between victims and offenders, perpetrator characteristics, and sexual coercion tactics. Participants will also learn about the [...]

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Lisa M. Piccinini
06 / 14 / 2018

Elder abuse cannot be neatly handled by one profession. In fact, successful efforts to combat elder abuse rely on multiple professionals from different disciplines coming together to serve common clients.&[...]

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Philip Marshall
07 / 24 / 2018

UpstandershipTM is an ethic and practice of engagement and empowerment of society and self to stand up to chronic and acute injustice.  Every facet of justice informs, and is [...]

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Tasha Menaker, Ph.D.
07 / 26 / 2018

This webinar examines current sex offender typologies and the limitations of existing research around sex offender categorization. We will review risk factors for sexual assault perpetration at the individual, relationship, [...]

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Roger Blevins
Dyanne Greer
08 / 14 / 2018

Many child abuse cases are dependent on the medical assessment of the child victim, be it by a pediatrician, generalist or a forensic pediatric specialist (who may or may not [...]

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Tasha Menaker, Ph.D.
08 / 30 / 2018

This webinar reviews current sex offender management and treatment strategies, including civil commitment, specialized supervision, sex offender registration, community notification, and residency restrictions. We will discuss the efficacy of these [...]

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Recorded Webinars

Brenda K. Uekert

Few elder abuse cases enter the court labeled as crimes.  Instead, elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation most often appear as underlying factors in a variety of civil, family [...]

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Paul Greenwood

Drawing upon his 21 years experience of prosecuting both physical and financial elder abuse and neglect felony cases, Paul will highlight some common misconceptions that often hinder the pursuit of justice [...]

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Hilary Weinberg
Tarah White

The crime of strangulation hasn’t always been given its due. The prevailing attitude towards strangulation for decades was “if it didn’t kill the victim, then [...]

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Jim Seeger
Hilary Weinberg

In 1960, a person could expect to live until they were about 69. Today? “Sixty is the new 50.” With better health care, diet and exercise, most of us are living [...]

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Karyn Rasile

  Description "Strangulation is one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence “(Strack and Gwinn, 2011). In fact, one study explains that a victim whom is strangled by [...]

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Articles

Brooke Astor
Christina McCale

It's easy to believe that elder abuse can only happen to certain populations of society. But the reality is that elder abuse doesn't discriminate; no elder is immune. [...]

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Broken Glasses
Christina McCale

The statistics are just astonishing.   1 in 10 Americans over the age of 60 have been the victims of elder abuse. Further, "The New York State Elder Abuse Prevalence Study found [...]

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elderly person
Christina McCale

We all will grow older. But that doesn't mean that as older people, we should become victims to elder abuse. But according to recent statistics, all too often, that [...]

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Christina McCale

Experts say that as many as 5 million elderly people are abused on an annual basis.  Even more tragically, the New York State Elder Abuse Prevalence Study found that for [...]

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Our Subject Matter Experts

Meet the people who present on this topic
Roger Blevins

Mr. Blevins graduated with a BSN from the University of Tulsa College of Nursing in 1979, and received his certificate as a pediatric nurse practitioner from the United States Army Academy [...]

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Patrick Beumler
Patrick Beumler

Detective Sergeant Patrick Beumler is the Family Violence Supervisor for the Glendale Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division Special Victim’s Unit. He has served with Glendale PD [...]

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Dyanne Greer

Dyanne Greer is an attorney in the Maricopa County Family Violence Bureau in Phoenix, Arizona.   She has been a prosecutor for 30 years, starting in the Maricopa County Attorney&[...]

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Philip Marshall

In 2006, after years of increasing concern, Philip Marshall, with the help of others, sought a petition for guardianship (which was awarded) for his grandmother, Brooke Astor, who was a victim [...]

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Lisa M. Piccinini

Lisa M. Piccinini, Esq., is a staff attorney at Maryland Legal Aid, where she is part of the Victims Assistance Project.  Operating under the Victims of Crime Act, Ms. [...]

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Jacke Schroeder
Jacke Schroeder

Jacke L. Schroeder, LCSW-C, holds a dual Master’s degree in Administration and Clinical Social Work from the University of Maryland.  Ms. Schroeder has over 30 years of substantive [...]

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Tasha Menaker, Ph.D.

Dr. Menaker has an MA in Clinical Psychology and a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice. She has been conducting research related to sexual and domestic violence since 2005, with particular focus [...]

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Sara Mahoney
Sara E. Mahoney

Sara Mahoney is entering her twelfth year as a Probation Officer for the Allegany County Probation Department and is currently specialized as a DV Probation Officer, responsible for investigating and [...]

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Brenda K. Uekert
Brenda K. Uekert

Brenda K. Uekert (Ph.D.), Principal Court Research Consultant at the National Center for State Courts, has worked extensively in the areas of elder issues, domestic violence, and problem-solving courts.  [...]

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Paul Greenwood
Paul Greenwood

Paul Greenwood is a Deputy District Attorney of the San Diego County Attorney's Office, and head of the Elder Abuse Prosecution Unit. He has been involved in the prosecution of [...]

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