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Walking Together: Strategies for Faith Leaders, Allied Professionals and Community Partners to Assist Older Victims of Abuse

December 15 @ 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Charles E. Smith Life Communities
Wasserman Residence – Lehrman Foundation Boardroom
6121 Montrose Rd
Rockville, MD 20852 United States
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This luncheon seminar is presented by the ElderSAFE™ Center at Charles E. Smith Life Communities and Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse.

Attendees will have the opportunity to:

Learn about the Faith Leaders Elder Abuse Pilot Project
Network and develop community partnerships
Develop practical tools and tips for effectively responding to elder abuse

Analyze case examples and share best practices between faith communities and service providers.

Social Workers earn 2 CEU credits.


11:00 a.m. — Registration, Check-in, and Networking

11:15 a.m. — Program
Welcome, Rabbi James Michaels, Director of Pastoral Care
Charles E. Smith Life Communities

Speaker Introductions and Moderator
Tovah Kasdin, Director ElderSAFE Center
Charles E. Smith Life Communities

11:20 a.m. — Anne Marie Hunter, Founder
Alyson Morse Katzman, Associate Director

Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse

12:00 p.m. –  Lunch and table discussion

12:30 p.m. — Interactive Exercise

1:15 p.m. – Panel Discussion:
Stacy Lang – JCADA
Mario Wawrzusin – Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services
Imam Faizul Khan – Islamic Society of the Washington Area
Rabbi Michael Safra – Congregation B’nai Israel

2:00 p.m. – Event concludes

This event is sponsored by the Health Facilities Association of Maryland and is approved by the Maryland Board of Social Workers for Category 1 continuing education.

This event is hosted in partnership with the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) and the Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (JCADA)

There is no cost to attend the seminar. Complimentary self-parking. Dietary Laws observed.

For questions, contact 301.770.8351 or Robin Lerner.

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