Thursday October 20, 2022 - Friday October 21, 2022 

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Studies show that nearly 50% of those with dementia experienced abuse or neglect. Interpersonal violence occurs at higher rates among adults with disabilities. These years of COVID related issues such as isolation, financial stress, and concerns about health—led to increased depression and anxiety, making older adults and people with disabilities more susceptible to crime, abuse and neglect. The elderly and people with disabilities need our help to be protected now, more than ever before.

Our two-day training addresses the challenges of elder abuse and neglect, including financial exploitation.  Successful case outcomes depend on the investigator having the knowledge and skills to develop a solid legal case. This includes a thorough medical examination, proper diagnosis, a complete and timely investigation, and knowledgeable responses by civil and criminal legal systems. Our training, taught by a faculty of subject matter experts who are board certified or otherwise credentialed in the field, provides these tools. 


Clinical Aspects in Elder Abuse:  Medical Indicators of Abuse and Neglect 

Jamie Downs, M.D., D-ABP-AP/CP/FP, F-AAFS, F-NAME, F-ASCP, F-CAP, D-ABMDI, forensX, LLC

The Elderly Under Attack:   A Serial Killer.   A  Victim Family Member Panel.

Loren Smith, Cheryl Pangburn, Karen Harris, Shannon Dion, Moderator: Honorable Audrey Morehead, JD, Presiding Judge, Dallas County Criminal Court #3 

That's Life: Building Blocks for Elder Law Cases. 

Elisa Reiter, JD, Underwood and Perkins, PC

Do the Right Thing: Interacting with Incapacitated and Elderly Individuals 

Melinda Hartnett, JD, The Hartnett Law Firm

Reforming Guardianships

Judge Brenda Hull Thompson, JD, Presiding Judge, Probate Court of Dallas County

The Crime of the 21st Century: Elder Frauds, Scams, and Financial Exploitation

Julie Krawcyzk, Director, Elder Financial Safety Center
Steve Benton, Financial Counselor, Elder Financial Safety Center
Deena Albert, SVP, Sr Manager, Fraud Risk Mgt. & Investigations, Texas Capital Bank

Where There's a Will, There's a Way: Case Studies of Elder Abuse

Donna Max, JD, Asst. US Attorney, Northern District of Texas

Investigating Elder Abuse, Neglect and Deaths. 

Eddie Reaves, Chief Investigator, Gwinnett County (GA) Medical Examiner’s Office

Law Enforcement Panel- Book em Dano 

Mac Bostic, US Secret Service, Ret., VP Evitar Systems
Det. Bill Kiernot, CFE, Irving, TX Police Department
Eddie Reeves, Chief Investigator- Gwinnett County (GA) Medical Examiner's Office
Moderator, Carole Hurley, JD, Director, Appeals Division, Texas Health and Human Services Commission


In Person Registration

In Person Registrations are sold on a first come first serve basis.
Limited Seating.


Virtual Registration

Enjoy the training from the comfort of your home or office. A link will be sent to you within 24 hours after purchasing your ticket, with registration for the online conference.



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