Positive Outcomes Training


April 9th & 10th, 2018

This free 2 day event will provide research, education, and training for the identification and prevention of Elder Abuse within our Alaska Native communities. This training will introduce Elder Justice to those who work with Native Elders either in urban and/or rural areas, with attendees including: Community Health Aides, VPSOs, Ombudsman, Adult Protective Services Officers, caregivers, family members, and anyone involved in the well-being of Native Elders.

Jacqueline S. Gray, PhD, Choctaw and Cherokee (Director, National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative, University of North Dakota) will be leading the training. Sessions will include: Recognizing Signs of Abuse, Legal & Policy Issues, Elder Disrespect vs Honoring Our Elders, Financial Abuse, Healthcare, Social Services, and Caregiving.

Presenters will include representatives from Adult Protective Services, Elder Fraud, Medicare, Senior Dissabilites Services, Kake Circle Peacemaking, and more.

Location: Gorsuch Commons,

UAA Anchorage, Alaska Dates: April 9-10, 2018
Time: 8am - 5pm
Breakfast and lunch will be included

Please register online at: elders.uaa.alaska.edu Contact information: uaa_nrcmanager@alaska.edu Phone: (907) 786-6904

A limited number of scholarships are available for participants to assist with travel and/or lodging expenses. When you register indicate if you would like a scholarship application link e-mailed to you. Scholarship applications due on March 2nd, 2018.

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