The March 2013 issue of NCCD's newsletter introduces NCCD's six new board members, announces a special award to Andrew Solomon and the panel of judges for the 20th annual Media for a Just Society Awards, provides information and and opportunity to submit session proposals for NCCD's Conference on Children, Youth, and Families, introduces Angela Irvine, NCCD's director of research in Oakland, gives some information about a few of NCCD's new exciting projects, and links to NCCD's most recent blog posts. *Note that this link opens slowly, please be patient.
This is the first edition of the National Girls Institute's monthly newsletter. This newsletter introduces NGI's new director, Dr. Angie Wolf, discusses President Obama's recent directive that will help advance equality for girls, demonstrates that there is a need for a comprehensive approach to working with justice-involved girs, and spotlights NGI Working Group Member Jeannette Pai-Espinosa, as well as provides information on an upcoming webinar and NGI's training and technical assistance services. *Note that this link opens slowly, please be patient.
2013 Winter Webinar - Pure Financial Exploitation vs. Hybrid Financial Exploitation Co-occurring with Elder Physical Abuse and/or Neglect
In this webinar, Shelly Jackson, Ph.D., shared findings from her research comparing pure financial exploitation (PFE) of an elderly person—financial exploitation that occurs independently of another form of elder abuse—with hybrid financial exploitation (HFE)—financial exploitation that co-occurs with physical abuse and/or neglect. Implications for how professionals intervene and work with victims of pure financial exploitation vs. hybrid financial exploitation are discussed. (Materials: slide presentation)
The January 2013 issue of NCCD's newsletter provides an introduction to NCCD's Restorative Justice work, summarizes NCCD's Defending Childhood Task Force and links to the report that was submitted to the Attorney General, introduces NCCD's new Midwest Research Director, gives some information about a few of NCCD's new exciting projects, and links to NCCD's most recent publications and blog posts. *Note that this link opens slowly, please be patient.