Vulnerable adult abuse conference to be held Feb. 11

"The A, B, Cs of Building an Elder Justice Center" is for attorneys, bankers and case managers

Educators, caregivers and advocates are invited to an elder justice conference.

The Friends of the Clark County Elder Justice Center will co-host “The A, B, Cs of Building an Elder Justice Center,” Wednesday, Feb. 11, from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., in the Mill Plain Campus Education Center of PeaceHealth Southwest Washington Medical Center, 600 N.E. 92nd Ave., Vancouver.

Other hosts include the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, PeaceHealth, Vancouver Police Department and the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

Registration and breakfast will begin at 7:30 p.m. This fifth annual conference is intended to create awareness of vulnerable adult issues and advance prevention efforts in the future.

The keynote speaker will be Paul Greenwood, deputy district attorney and head of elder abuse prosecutions for the San Diego Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

Topics at the conference will include resources for vulnerable adults, financial forensic review, depression and loss, preparing a vulnerable adult protection order, gay lesbian bisexual transgender issues, dementia, mental health and financial exploitation.

Attendees will include law enforcement officers, individuals with Adult Protective Services, attorneys, elder advocates, guardians, social workers, healthcare professionals, case managers and people in the banking profession.

Continuing education credits will be offered for attorneys and guardians.

The cost to attend, $30 per person, will include breakfast and lunch. Complimentary admission will be available to law enforcement and Adult Protective Services.

To pre-register, visit https://eventbrite.com/event/15413988655/.

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