Bibliography of Resources by Topic: elder abuse

This bibliography includes references to books, video and curricula that aim to inform the public about sexual violence and its aftermath.

This is often a difficult topic to discuss and to learn about. We hope that this list will prove useful to individuals and groups searching for information on this topic. These lists are provided for information purposes only. The Arizona Department of Health Services and the University of Arizona do not specifically endorse the materials listed herein. For more information about a specific resource please contact the listed publisher or distributor directly.

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Safe At Any Age: Elder Sexual Abuse Curriculum
Educates elders about sexual abuse by covering many topics such as understanding boundaries, understanding sexual violence (i.e., definitions, myths, and laws, etc.), and what to do if one becomes a victim. Curriculum has discussion topics, activities, and games (i.e., bingo). Includes a 50-page curriculum. Available in web-based format as a PDF document (free).
Author:
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Language:
English
Media Type:
Curricula
Target Audience:
Elderly
Publisher/Producer:
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Releated Topics:
Elder Physical and Sexual Abuse: The Medical Piece
Videos describe how to discover sexual abuse, identify medical signs and collect evidence. 2 videos available in VHS or DVD format; Part 1, 65 minutes and Part 2, 66 minutes
Release Date Year:
2003
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Law enforcement, Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
California District Attorneys Association
Widening the Circle: Sexual Assault of the Elderly and People with Physical Disabilities
Barriers and strategies to accessing services for sexual assault among elderly and disabled. 22-minute video includes a 157-page manual
Available From:
Release Date Year:
1999
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Practitioners / Professionals and Service Providers
Publisher/Producer:
Releated Topics:
The Man Who Stole My Mother’s Face
The sexual assault of an older woman and her family’s attempt to help her heal. 59-minute video available in VHS or DVD format.
Author:
Cathy Henkel
Release Date Year:
2003
Language:
English
Media Type:
Video
Target Audience:
Not provided
Publisher/Producer:
Jeff Canin & Cathy Henkel
Releated Topics: