Lisa was formerly an instructor at City College of San Francisco, where she taught courses in health and aging, ageism, and elder abuse prevention. She has taught and developed curricula on a broad range of topics, including elder justice, elder abuse for beginners and beyond, multidisciplinary team development, financial abuse, serving victims, coalition building, undue influence, current trends elder justice policy, and global perspectives on elder abuse.
- Developed curricula for Project MASTER at the Academy for Professional Excellence, San Diego State University School of Social Work on: Legal, Ethical and Practice Issues (8-hour course for advanced level Adult Protective Services workers); An Introduction to APS; Investigation and Risk Assessment; and Self-Neglect.
- Taught Elder Abuse and the Rights of Older Victims class at the 11th Asian Postgraduate Course on Victimology and Victim Assistance in Jakarta, Indonesia. (July, 2011).
- Developed and conducted Fundamentals of Conservatorship, a 12-hour course for the University of California, Berkeley Extension Division.
- Designed training curricula for statewide adult protective service programs in Georgia, Montana, New York, Washington, and Oregon.