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Trainer and Consultant
Massachusetts Elder Protective Services Program
National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
National Council of Professors of Educational Administration
Holly Ramsey-Klawsnik, Ph.D
Dr. Holly Ramsey-Klawsnik, Klawsnik & Klawsnik Associates, Canton, MA, holds a Ph.D. in Sociology and a Certificate in the Study of Aging from Boston University. She is a researcher, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, and Licensed Certified Social Worker. She has provided extensive clinical services to older adults and adults with disabilities and conducted numerous forensic evaluations and consultations for agencies that respond to alleged abuse. She has presented continuing education programs for Adult Protective Services systems, regulatory and law enforcement agencies, health care providers, the judiciary, and domestic violence and sexual assault coalitions throughout the country. Her research, practice, training, consultation, and publications have focused on investigating alleged abuse, interviewing skills, casework intervention and supervision, mental health and mental capacity, self-neglect, domestic violence and sexual assault in later life, quality of care and victimization in facilities, and professional self-care. Her research projects include a study of elder sexual abuse in families and the study of sexual assault in health care facilities funded by the National Institute on Aging. Ramsey-Klawsnik has authored over 70 journal articles, book chapters, and training manuals. These include the Sexual Violence in Later Life Information Packet, the Hawaii APS Investigating Suspected Abuse Clinical Training Manual, and the Nevada Elder Protective Services Supervisors' Clinical Manual. She is a trainer and consultant for the Massachusetts Elder Protective Services Program and directs the MA Elder Sexual Abuse Consultation Project. She is also a frequent conference speaker, is a National Sexual Violence Resource Center Advisory Council Member, was invited to the ground-breaking 2010 White House Roundtable on Sexual Violence, has provided elder abuse testimony for the US Senate, and has served as a member of the NCPEA Board of Directors since 1999.
Advisory Council | National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)
Holly Ramsey-Klawsnik, PhD
Trainer/Consultant Klawsnik & Klawsnik Associates Dr. Holly Ramsey-Klawsnik of Klawsnik & Klawsnik Associates in Canton, Massachusetts is a researcher, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, and Licensed Certified Social Worker. She has provided clinical services to children, older adults, and adults with disabilities and has provided forensic evaluations and consultations for agencies investigating alleged victimization. She has conducted multiple research studies, including a study of sexual victimization of vulnerable adults in institutions and a study of sexual assault against older adults within the family. Ramsey-Klawsnik has testified before the U.S. Senate on elder abuse and is a frequent conference speaker. Her work as a trainer focuses on investigative victim interviewing, trauma impact and resolution, casework intervention, mental health problems, and professional self-care.
Providing Services to People Assaulted In Care Facilities | Resource Sharing Project
by Holly Ramsey-Klawsnik, Ph.D.
by Holly Ramsey-Klawsnik, Ph.D. Sexual assault interventionists rarely receive training in responding to the needs of people who live in care facilities.