This year’s conference includes a special focus on Racial Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming. Workshops that will address this overarching theme include [RJ] after the session title.

Katie Earl

Center for Elder Law & Justice
Social Worker
Buffalo NY
Katie Earl, LMSW, is a social worker at Center for Elder Law and Justice in the Elder Abuse Prevention Unit. She assists clients with their social and emotional needs surrounding their experiences with abuse. This involves providing brief counseling, advocacy, and linkage with community supports and services. She also presents on the topic of elder abuse to older adults in the community and trains staff in the aging field on how to spot and address elder abuse. Katie received her Masters of Social Work from the University at Buffalo School of Social Work (UBSSW) in 2015 and was trained in trauma-informed care. Katie is still an active member of the UBSSW community and serves as an advocate for aging education and trauma-informed practice.