Elder Abuse MDT

National Elder Abuse MDT Peer Support Community

Thank you for your interest in the National Elder Abuse MDT Peer Support Community—an online forum for team development and technical support. This community is by invitation only and members are vetted. If you would like to receive an invitation, please follow these two steps:



Create a profile by clicking HERE.

Be sure to retain the Username and Password you create.

For security purposes, only individuals with a government-agency email address will be permitted to join this community.

NOTE: If you are a CDAA member or if you have registered to attend a CDAA training event, you already have a profile and do not need to create another one—you can proceed to STEP TWO.



Send an email request to join to one of the moderators:

  • Talitha J. Guinn-Shaver, MDT Technical Advisor, U.S. Department of Justice/Elder Justice Initiative (talitha.j.guinn-shaver@usdoj.gov)
  • Erin Martinelli, Director of Training Project Development, California District Attorneys Association (emartinelli@cdaa.org)

Once your request has been approved, you will receive an email confirming your request to join, as well as information to get you started in the National Elder Abuse MDT Peer Support Community.


Thank you!