Program Report
Soulaine Destinval
Jason Skeens
February 23, 2015

The family system crisis that will be discussed in this paper is Elder Abuse. There are many programs to help victims of Elder Abuse and consequences to those who commit the act. This paper about Elder Abuse will include the type of family system in crisis the program was designed to help, the mission and design of the program, services that are delivered, intervention strategies, evaluation of the program and last if the program is effective or ineffective.
Programs such as The National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse is designed to help elderly individuals who are at risk of being abused, and who are actually being abused by a caregiver. Elder abuse “may be physical, mental, emotional, or sexual” according to Area Agency on Aging of Pasco & Pinellas, Inc. (2013). The individual who commits the acts of Elder Abuse is usually   a care giver which is usually “ a family member, an in home paid worker (certified nursing assistant), a staff person in an adult daycare program or nursing home, or another person” according to Area Agency on Aging of Pasco & Pinellas, Inc. (2013).   This type of family system for Elderly Abuse is design to help elderly men and women in need. These programs are necessary especially for individuals who do not have family to care for them and for those who need more assistance with the care of a family. These programs also help the elderly senior become aware of elder abuse. Some individuals do not even know that they are at risk of being abused or even abused because they do not know the different type of abuse. Elderly abuse is not just physical, but there are other factors that conclude the abuse.
The mission of the program National Committee for the prevention of Elder Abuse and the Area Agency on Aging is designed to help the victims, to educate, to help the prevention of the abuse from occurring again, and to overpower the crime of Elderly...