Among our greatest challenges as a nation
today is making America a safe place
to grow old
.”  — Lisa Nerenberg


Presentations

Recent and Upcoming Presentations

2014

  • "Undue Influence: Detection and Intervention." World Congress of Adult Guardianship. Arlington, Virginia (May 28, 2014).
  • “Adult Abuse and Victims with Mental Incapacity." Keynote address at the National Family Violence Networking Symposium sponsored by the Ministry of Social and Family Development and the Singapore Police Force (Jan 24, 2014).
  • “Preventing Abuse Against Adults with Mental Incapacity: Assessment and Intervention.” 2-day skills-building workshop sponsored by the Ministry of Social and Family Development, Singapore (Jan 22-23, 2014).

2013

  • "Aging, Elder Abuse, Capacity, and Undue Influence." Presentation at the Probate Mediation: Psychology, Law and Practice sponsored by the Alameda County Bar Association (Feb 7, 2013).

2012

  • “A Victimology/Victims Rights Perspective on Elder Abuse.” Presentation to the Los Angeles Financial Abuse Specialist Team. (May 23, 2012).
  • “Elder Justice Advocacy and Legislation: State and National Trends.” Presentation at the Legal Assistance for Seniors 7th Annual Conference on Elder Abuse (May 21, 2012).
  • “Undoing Undue Influence: Definitions and Applications.” Harriette Grooh and Associates Luncheon Conversations. (April 25, 2012).
  • "Emerging Trends and Promising Strategies in Elder Abuse Prevention." Keynote address at the What’s New in Elder Abuse Prevention? Annual Joint Elder Abuse Seminar sponsored by the Northern Region (North Carolina) Area Agency on Aging and the Albemarle Commission Area Agency on Aging. (March 30, 2012).
  • "Emerging Trends and Promising Strategies in Elder Abuse Prevention." Keynote address at the What’s New in Elder Abuse Prevention? Annual Joint Elder Abuse Seminar sponsored by the Northern Region (North Carolina) Area Agency on Aging and the Albemarle Commission Area Agency on Aging. (March 30, 2012).
  • Keynote presentation at the Multnomah County Partnerships to Prevent Abuse:  Community Planning to Create a Safe Future for Elders and Vulnerable Adults conference.  Portland, Oregon (March 9, 2012).

2011

  • Listen to Lisa Nerenberg on "Elder Abuse: Finances, Families, Nursing Homes & Mickey Rooney." Radio Dr. Gluss. (November 18, 2011).

  • Victims of Elder Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation" presentation at the 11th Asian Postgraduate Course on Victimology and Victim Assistance sponsored by the World Society of Victimology and the Tokiwa International Victimology Institute. Depok, Indonesia. (July 22, 2011).
  • "The Psychology of Undue Influence” presentation at Connections that Count... Linking Legal, Clinical and Social Work Professionals for Elder Justice conference sponsored by Legal Assistance to Seniors. Oakland, California. (June 20, 2011).
  • "Mobilizing Communities to Promote Elder Justice." Keynote address at the 2011 Idaho Summit on Elder Abuse & Exploitation sponsored by the Idaho Commission on Aging, Idaho Department of Insurance, and the Center for the Study of Aging at Boise State University. Boise, Idaho. June 16, 2011.

2010

  • "Elder Abuse: Reports from Intervention Programs." Presentation at the Potentials and Risk Factors of Family Care Giving workshop, sponsored by the German Ministry of Family, Seniors, Women and Youth. Berlin, Germany (December 2-3, 2010).
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