Promoting policy and practice that improve the lives of vulnerable and abused adults in California
CEJC is the only statewide multidisciplinary membership network devoted to elder justice. Our aim is to:
- Provide a voice from the field to guide elder justice policy development.
- Create the critical mass that’s needed to elevate elder justice into the consciousness of policy makers.
- Provide policy makers, advocates, and stakeholders with streamlined, nonpartisan and interdisciplinary information.
- Explore problems and promising solutions.
- Provide opportunities for information sharing and consensus building.
CEJC is a project of Community Partners.
Advocacy Efforts Pay Off: APS Receives Training Budget Increase
California’s Department of Social Services will receive $3 million in new funds for training APS workers and their partners as a result of efforts by CEJC and its partners, the California Welfare Directors Association and the California Commission on Aging and CEJC.
Many thanks to CEJC members who joined testified, wrote letters, and made calls.
California Undue Influence Screening Tool
The California Undue Influence Screening Tool (CUIST) was developed under a grant from the Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging to assist APS workers determine whether clients have experienced undue influence as defined in California law.
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NEWS & UPDATES
This issue of News & Updates includes the following:
- State Funds 14 Elder Abuse Multidisciplinary Teams and More!
- Financial Abuse Reports Surge in Sacramento
- CDSS Receives Grant to Enhance APS
- SF Advocates Champion "Dignity Fund"
- California's APS Leader Honored by NAPSA
- Both Parties Acknowledge Elder Abuse (Kind Of)
- Assessing Financial Decision Making and Exploitation
And much more!
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