Kathleen Wilber, PhD, LCSW

wilber_kathleenDr. Wilber’s research team focuses on improving health outcomes and quality of life for vulnerable elders, including those with chronic illness, disability, cognitive impairment, and/or economic insecurity.  Her group’s current projects seek to improve the design and delivery of services and include: 1) evaluating the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of the Elder Abuse Forensic Center model, a multidisciplinary team that links health and social services with the justice system; 2) examining economic security indicators among diverse groups of older adults; 3) developing a universal assessment for the State of California’s home and community-based programs, and 4) developing a better understanding of the challenges family caregivers face and the available evidence-based programs and service models that effectively enhance support and improve outcomes.

Dr. Wilber is Co-Direct and Faculty Liaison for the Los Angeles Caregiver Resource Center and Co-Direct of the National Center on Elder Abuse.

 

Report Abuse Now

img1

img1

Make A Donation

img3

img3

Special Thanks to Judith D. Tamkin

We are sincerely appreciative to Judith D. Tamkin for her gift to help establish the USC Center on Elder Mistreatment’s website. Her deep and personal commitment to eradicating elder abuse is helping to reshape our understanding of elder abuse and ultimately save innumerable older adults from abuse and neglect.