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Sexual Violence Against Older Adults

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 1:00pm

Sexual Violence Against Older Adults:
Responding to & Investigating Cases of Elder Victimization
Free Webinar



Law enforcement

Victim Advocates


Allied Professionals


Crimes of Sexual Violence cross the lifespan. Older adults often have risk factors that put them at increased risk of being victims of sexual violence. These crimes can and do occur in the community, in their own homes, as well as in long-term care facilities like nursing homes. Wherever the crime occurs, law enforcement and allied professionals must respond to the older adult with a commitment to thoroughly investigate the incident. This foundational course will provide an overview of elder sexual violence, discuss fundamental investigation techniques, and provide resources available to law enforcement as the conduct the investigation.


Chris Dubble is a social worker specializing in healthcare and geriatric social work. He received his MSW from Temple University in 1999 and has completed Doctoral course work at Fordham University. He is the Director of the Institute on Protective Services at Temple University Harrisburg. The institute provides training and consultation on investigating and addressing cases of victimization of vulnerable adults and older adults. Previously, he was a member of the faculty for Temple University Harrisburg’s Master of Social Work program. Prior to his work at Temple University, he served as the manager of Care Coordination at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. During his social work career he has worked with individuals from children to adolescents to older adults.

Richard Albrecht is the Project Manager for the Institute on Protective Services at Temple University Harrisburg. Richard earned a Master’s degree from Shippensburg University in Psychology. He provides training and education to the Protective Services network, law enforcement, and District Attorney Staff. He is also responsible for the development and continuation of multidisciplinary county based Elder Abuse Task Forces. Previously, Richard was a Protective Service Investigator and Deputy Director for the Franklin County Area Agency on Aging.


Additional Information

This webinar has been approved for 1.5 hours of PCCD Annual Training.


Deadline for Registration: September 26th, 2017

For questions about the training, please contact Karen Galbraith, Training Projects Coordinator, at or 717-728-9740 x 138.

For questions about registration, please contact Erin Levine, Database & Registration Coordinator, at, or 717-728-9740 x 106.


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Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm