Talitha Guinn-Shaver

Talitha Guinn-Shaver serves as the elder abuse Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Technical Assistant for the Elder Justice Initiative at the US Department of Justice.  Her experience with MDTs includes her prior role as Director of the Elder Abuse Prevention program at the Institute on Aging, where she served as the Director of the San Francisco Elder Abuse Forensic Center and chair of the San Francisco Elder Abuse MDT.  She has also participated in other MDT models such as serving on the San Francisco Elder Death Review Team and The Hoarding and Cluttering Taskforce.  She has also proudly served NCEA on elder abuse special projects as a consultant she has collaborated with the NYC Elder Abuse Center. Supporting existing elder abuse case review MDTs and facilitating the expansion of the model, is the primary objective of the MDT TAC.

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