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NYC's first elder abuse center created by NYP/Weill Cornell in collaboration with community partners
Date:8/11/2009

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"While there are many organizations committed to intervening in elder abuses cases, too often they haven't been effectively communicating with each other," says Risa Breckman, L.C.S.W., who will serve as director of cores at the new Center. She is also director of the Institute for Psychosocial Health on Aging in the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and on faculty there. "The New York City Elder Abuse Center will put all these groups at the same table so we can learn from each other and plan a coordinated response."

The Center will initially coordinate cases in Brooklyn, with expansion to the other boroughs planned. The Center's team coordinator will be based in an office at Brooklyn Adult Protective Services.

"As it matures and grows, the Center will also serve a larger role, as a training ground and central resource for technical assistance, innovative best practices, multidisciplinary training, research, and policy development in New York City and beyond," says Dr. Lachs.

Key partners for the first phase of development will include Adult Protective Services; Jewish Association for Services for the Aged (JASA); Geriatric Mental Health Alliance of New York; Kings County's District Attorney's Office, New York City Department for the Aging; New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG); Vera Institute of Justice, Inc.; and the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention at the Hebrew Home in Riverdale. All have volunteered to play an active role with the Center, contributing their specific expertise.

Planning for the Elder Abuse Center began in April 2008, with a grant from the Samuels Foundation and an anonymous donor. The team researched and adapted various models for improving elder abuse intervention, including the approach taken by the Archstone Foundation in California. The case coordination model was pioneered in the 1980s for dealing with
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Contact: Linda Kamateh
lib9027@med.cornell.edu
212-821-0560
New York- Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center/Weill Cornell Medical College
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