Adult Abuse Training Institute Registration

  Upcoming Event 2018 Adult Abuse Training Institute About The Adult Abuse Training Institute (AATI) is presented by the Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging on behalf of the New York State Office of Children & Family Services (OCFS). This annual event brings together over 400 participants from a variety of public, non-profit and private service providers where networking and sharing expertise will be facilitated through an array of formal and informal activities. A quarter century of change, conversations and collaboration about how to help vulnerable adults. In the last 25 years, we have created an exemplary body of work that has included explorations into the challenges, methods and practices of all of us who work with vulnerable adults. 2018 is…

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2018 New York State Adult Abuse Training Institute: Law Enforcement Pre-Intensive

ABOUT Interagency collaboration promotes more effective service delivery, improves the role definition of participating agencies and improves the quality and quantity of information about cases and clients. Part of our work at the AATI is finding ways to support vulnerable adults and strengthen our understanding and practices to combat those who would do them harm. Safeguarding adults who are at risk is the responsibility of social services and law enforcement. This year, a Law Enforcement Pre-Intensive program is focused on developing connections and collaboration between social service providers and law enforcement. GOALS FOR THIS LAW ENFORCEMENT PRE-INTENSIVE PROGRAM INCLUDE: • Creating sustainable collaborations that are innovative, creative, and transform our efforts to serve and protect adults at risk • Promoting…

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Announcing: Executive Director Ruth Finkelstein, SCD

Ruth Finkelstein January 2018 Effective January 27, 2018, Ruth Finkelstein, ScD will be the Executive Director of the Brookdale Center of Healthy Aging at Hunter College and Professor of Urban Public Health. Dr. Finkelstein has devoted the last decade to transformation of our understanding of aging from a state of decline to a stage in the life course full of challenge and opportunity. Most recently, she served as the Associate Director of the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center as well as faculty member at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. There, she was responsible for translation of research to policy and practice, particularly in the areas of work, engagement, and built and social environments promoting aging…

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