VCPEA sponsors an annual conference that is the only statewide conference focusing on adult abuse, neglect, and exploitation. 

The 24th Annual VCPEA Conference will be held May 30 - June 1, 2018, in Williamsburg, Virginia at the 4 Diamond Kingsmill Resort.

The conference is SOLD OUT.

Final Conference Agenda now available by following this link.

2018 Conference Handouts now available by following this link

Since 1993, the Virginia Coalition for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (VCPEA) has been a leader in promoting awareness and training on behalf of Virginia's abused, neglected and exploited adults. We are a coalition of individuals and agency representatives committed to improving the lives of adults in Virginia who are older or have a disability. VCPEA hosts the only statewide conference focusing on adult abuse. 

The 24th VCPEA Annual Conference will be held at the Kingsmill Resort & Conference Center from May 30 - June 1, 2018. The conference is open to professionals in a variety of disciplines who provide services to older adults, and are interested in increasing their awareness of the issues of adult abuse, neglect or exploitation.

Our conference theme is Respect and Protect. In promoting this theme, featured topics will include:

  • Benefits racketeering 
  • Helping innocent victims of crime
  • Developing prevention programs
  • Financial scams
  • Reframing society's vision of adult abuse
  • Ageism
  • Gen Silent film presentation, followed by Q&A session with the filmmaker
  • Evidence in elder abuse and neglect cases: A Medical Examiner's Perspective



2018 Conference Handouts

2017 Conference Handouts