SCCC 128: Elder Abuse

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Learning Objectives:
At the end of the course, you will be able to:
·       Describe the most common types of elder abuse
·       Recognize the signs of elder abuse
·       Describe the consequences of elder abuse
·       Describe ways to prevent elder abuse
Course Significance:
Elder abuse is a crime that affects a significant number of seniors. It is difficult to discuss and often difficult to recognize, so most cases are not reported to authorities. This course will help you understand what elder abuse is, how to recognize it, ways to prevent it and how to help someone affected by it.