Tuesday, June 5, 2012

The Story You Won’t See on Law & Order: Why Elders Are Targets for Scams and Financial Abuse

Registration is now open for The Society of Certified Senior Advisors June Educational Webinar, The Story You Won’t See on Law & Order: Why Elders Are Targets for Scams and Financial Abuse, presented by Hazel Heckers, Victim Advocate for the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. Specializing in issues of grief and loss, crisis intervention and trauma recovery, Hazel is an advocate counselor and resource for crime victims and their families. Her presentation will focus on:

  • crimes against the elderly and people with disabilities
  • caregiver abuse
  • crime prevention
  • collaborative team building
  • Kinship Care issues
  • grief and loss

Hazel Heckers has a graduate degree in Jungian Psychology and is the Victim Advocate for the Colorado Bureau of Investigations Identity Theft and Fraud Investigation Unit.

Hazel has been a leader in bringing to the forefront of the victim movement issues of elder abuse, crimes against people with disabilities and the special needs of those raising grandchildren and other kin due to crime. Hazel was a vital member of the committee that wrote and worked to pass Colorado's At Risk Adult legislation that defines crimes against elders and people with disabilities and provides guidelines for enforcing the law. Hazel assisted in writing and advocating for law enforcement protocols to respond to cases of caregiver abuse and facilitated the state's first Protocol for Response to At Risk Adults.

Hazel considers it an honor to be invited into the lives of crime victims and to join with them in the process of healing.

Register now by visiting www.csa.us/upcomingevents.