Institute on Protective Services

Protecting Victimized Elders and Vulnerable Adults

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To prevent, respond and when necessary obtain justice for victimized elders and other vulnerable adults.


The Institute on Protective Services at Temple University Harrisburg provides education and consultation to human service and law enforcement professionals on identifying, investigating  and resolving cases of elder abuse and victimization of vulnerable adults. The Institute is supported through funds from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging and Pennsylvania Department of Human Services. Check out what we offer under Quick Links.


Chris Dubble        Chris Dubble

Richard Albrecht        Richard Albrecht

Amy Hines        Amy Hines

Lori Knockstead        Lori Knockstead

Sarah Naughton        Sarah Naughton

Pamela Vierra        Pamela Vierra