This 3-hour program will interest anyone dealing with geriatric offenders. Issues covered during this presentation include:
- Who geriatric offenders are
- Awareness of their needs
- Staff training
- And special considerations for this population.
Participants will be able to: develop criteria to identify geriatric offenders; describe challenges and options for training staff and improving day to day operations to better manage this population; identify strategies, including stand-alone and integrated approaches, to address geriatric offenders’ needs; and identify sources of information and technical support for developing and implementing programs and services for geriatric offenders.