COLLATERAL DAMAGE: Elder Abuse and the Opioid Epidemic in Rural Virginia

Posted on 07/24/20

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On Friday, August 14th, 2020, Southwest Virginia Legal Aid, in collaboration with the Southwest Virginia Elder Justice Task Force, will present an elder abuse webinar. COLLATERAL DAMAGE: Elder Abuse and the Opioid Epidemic in Rural Virginia will feature three training sessions that will include a variety of speakers, and will focus on the following topics:

  • Setting the Stage for Abuse: Impacts of the Opioid Epidemic on Older Adults
  • Grandparents and Other Non-Parent Kinship Families: Legal Rights
  • Virginia’s Family First Initiative: Prioritizing Prevention Services and Family-Based Placements

This event is free, but registration is required to attend. If you are interested in attending, register here.

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