2019 New York State Adult Abuse Training Institute: Law Enforcement Pre-Intensive

ABOUT Interagency collaboration promotes more effective service delivery, improves the role definition of participating agencies and improves the quality and quantity of information about cases and clients. Part of our work at the AATI is finding ways to support vulnerable adults and strengthen our understanding and practices to combat those who would do them harm. Safeguarding adults who are at risk is the responsibility of social services and law enforcement. This year, a Law Enforcement Pre-Intensive program is focused on developing connections and collaboration between social service providers and law enforcement. GOALS FOR THIS LAW ENFORCEMENT PRE-INTENSIVE PROGRAM INCLUDE: • Creating sustainable collaborations that are innovative, creative, and transform our efforts to serve and protect adults at risk • Promoting…

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2019 Adult Abuse Training Institute

Upcoming Event The 2019 Adult Abuse Training Institute About The New York State Adult Abuse Training Institute (AATI) is presented by the Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging of Hunter College on behalf of the New York State Office of Children & Family Services (OCFS). Annually, this event brings together over 400 participants from a variety of public, non-profit and private service providers where connecting and sharing expertise are facilitated through an array of formal and informal learning activities. The dedication and energy of participants and presenters assures the vitality and effectiveness of the AATI as an outstanding learning event. This year AATI is exploring the work that prosecutors do in investigating, preparing and trying cases involving various aspects of adult…

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PUSHED OUT: A Majority Over 50 Sustain Damaging Employer-driven Job Losses

By Peter Gosselin, Dec. 27, 2018 Today, in partnership with ProPublica, the Urban Institute and Hunter College’s Brookdale Center, I’m reporting that more than half of older U.S. working people – those 50 and over – get laid off or pushed out of career positions on their way to retirement. Few ever again make what they did before these setbacks, and their household incomes still bear marks of the damage years after the fact. Taken together, these findings show how hard it is to keep working while older in America. I’m a senior fellow at Brookdale, a contributing reporter with ProPublica and a journalist who’s spent more than four decades seeking to generate the quantitative base and find the human…

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Hunter College Names Gosselin to Brookdale Center

(New York, NY – September 17, 2018) – Veteran journalist Peter Gosselin has been named inaugural senior fellow at Hunter College’s Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging by Executive Director, Ruth Finkelstein, Hunter College’s President, Jennifer J. Raab announced. In his new position, supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Gosselin will build on previous work to produce data-driven enterprise news coverage of the forces shaping the lives of Americans ages 50, 60 and beyond with an eye to revealing where arrangements limit people’s opportunities or fail to serve both individuals and the broader society. “Peter Gosselin has an impressive record of using human stories to document the real-world impact of seemingly impersonal social and economic trends,” said President Raab. “His…

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Adult Abuse Training Institute Registration

  Upcoming Event 2018 Adult Abuse Training Institute About The Adult Abuse Training Institute (AATI) is presented by the Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging on behalf of the New York State Office of Children & Family Services (OCFS). This annual event brings together over 400 participants from a variety of public, non-profit and private service providers where networking and sharing expertise will be facilitated through an array of formal and informal activities. A quarter century of change, conversations and collaboration about how to help vulnerable adults. In the last 25 years, we have created an exemplary body of work that has included explorations into the challenges, methods and practices of all of us who work with vulnerable adults. 2018 is…

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2018 New York State Adult Abuse Training Institute: Law Enforcement Pre-Intensive

ABOUT Interagency collaboration promotes more effective service delivery, improves the role definition of participating agencies and improves the quality and quantity of information about cases and clients. Part of our work at the AATI is finding ways to support vulnerable adults and strengthen our understanding and practices to combat those who would do them harm. Safeguarding adults who are at risk is the responsibility of social services and law enforcement. This year, a Law Enforcement Pre-Intensive program is focused on developing connections and collaboration between social service providers and law enforcement. GOALS FOR THIS LAW ENFORCEMENT PRE-INTENSIVE PROGRAM INCLUDE: • Creating sustainable collaborations that are innovative, creative, and transform our efforts to serve and protect adults at risk • Promoting…

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Announcing: Executive Director Ruth Finkelstein, SCD

Ruth Finkelstein January 2018 Effective January 27, 2018, Ruth Finkelstein, ScD will be the Executive Director of the Brookdale Center of Healthy Aging at Hunter College and Professor of Urban Public Health. Dr. Finkelstein has devoted the last decade to transformation of our understanding of aging from a state of decline to a stage in the life course full of challenge and opportunity. Most recently, she served as the Associate Director of the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center as well as faculty member at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. There, she was responsible for translation of research to policy and practice, particularly in the areas of work, engagement, and built and social environments promoting aging…

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