Program Manager – Elder Abuse Forensic Center

Job Type

Full Time


Details: DOE



Start Date:



1721 Griffin Ave
Los Angeles
United States


The Program Manager will oversee the administrative coordination of VIP’s Elder Abuse Forensic Center (Forensic Center). The Forensic Center was created to improve the communication and coordination of elder abuse professionals in Los Angeles County. This multidisciplinary team of social workers, detectives, doctors, and attorneys is the only Forensic Center in Los Angeles County. The Forensic Center Program Manager is also responsible for the coordination of the Elder Death Review Team.

The array of services that the Forensic Center Offers include multi-agency case reviews, comprehensive action plans, forensic evaluation/documentation, medical and neuropsychological evaluations, education and training, and case management.

The Program Manager will be responsible for developing ongoing protocol and procedures, supervising team members, and coordinating education and training initiatives. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining partnerships with team member agencies and other organizations that partner with the Forensic Center.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review referrals to the Forensic Center and schedule referral review date.
  • Prepare agendas for weekly meetings and distribute to key personnel prior to the meeting.
  • Assist referring source in preparing to present the case to the Forensic Center team.
  • Invite any special members of the team for meetings when indicated.
  • Manage the weekly Forensic Center meeting, observing time limitations for each case and keeping minutes and notes to summarize the recommendations and action plan for each member of the team.
  • Maintain timely, updated information regarding all forensic center cases, evaluations and referrals.
  • Remind team members of their responsibilities in each case and gather/organize data as it returns on each case.
  • Serve as the Forensic Center's primary liaison with partner agencies.
  • Coordinate student internships, i.e. Psychology, Gerontology, Law and Medical students.
  • Responsible for the planning and implementation of the Forensic Center's education and training activities, including an annual team retreat.
  • Responsible for the completion of all grant proposals and grant reports due to the Forensic Center's supporters, i.e. foundations and other grant-making entities.
  • Give presentations to Adult Protective Services and other agencies throughout Los Angeles County about the Center’s role.
  • Provide information about the forensic center model to outside counties/states/organizations interested in replicating the model.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested by Supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Gerontology or related field
  • Experience working with older adult or vulnerable populations
  • Preferred field of expertise—gerontology, elder abuse, or social work
  • Demonstrated ability to develop relationships and collaborate effectively with a diverse group of individuals and agencies
  • Flexibility to handle competing priorities
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel


VIP offers Great Benefits and Perks:

• Medical, Dental, Vision and Flexible Spending Accounts

• 401(k) plan & Basic Life Insurance

• 11 paid holidays per year

• Generous paid time off accrual

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

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