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Elder Maltreatment Survey: Data Collection Assistance

Sponsor
National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Deadlines
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Contact

Melissa Wheeler
701.777.6529
melissa.wheeler@med.und.edu

Purpose

The National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative (NIEJI) provides technical assistance to American Indian tribes, Alaskan villages, and Hawaiian homesteads in the collection of local data on elder abuse.

NIEJI assistance includes:

  • Native Elder Maltreatment Survey
  • Assistance in sampling
  • Remote training and consultation for interviewers
  • Data entry and analysis
  • Data storage
  • Production of tables and comparisons with national statistics
Eligibility

American Indian tribes, Alaskan villages, and Hawaiian homesteads are eligible to participate.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

This is a technical assistance opportunity. No funding is attached to program participation.

Application process

There is no application process for participation. Tribes wishing to participate will need to secure a tribal resolution.

Program instructions are provided in the Elder Maltreatment Survey materials, which include:

  1. Sample tribal resolution
  2. Verbal consent form
  3. Interviewer guide
  4. How to get started
  5. Step-by-step data collection guide
  6. Frequently asked questions

This program is ongoing. The first surveys will go out June 2017.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Aging and aging-related services · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Elderly population



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