Elder Abuse Ontario Presents: From Fragment to Cohesion

Posted on: July 11th, 2017 by Chloe Hamilton

 

Register today for From Fragment to Cohesion: Innovative Approaches to Addressing Sexual & Domestic Violence in Older Adults. 

Join us for an interactive day of knowledge exchange and learn about different international initiatives addressing sexual and domestic violence. Lend your voice and insights into how these ideas might be applied and adapted to Ontario during expert-moderated panel discussion sessions.

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Jane Mears
(University of Western Sydney (Australia), School of Social Services

Community Activism: Bringing about change and Transforming Communities of Practice

What’s happening outside our borders? Learn about work being done in Australia to improve services for older adults experiencing abuse and the role community plays in the response.


Dr. Patricia Brownell
(Fordham University, Graduate School of Social Service)

Violence and Abuse Against Older Women – An International Perspective

Discussing Human Rights, Policy Development and the fragmentation and failures within sectors to address the intersection of Domestic Violence and abuse of older women.


Janice Abbott (CEO, Atira Women’s Resource Society)

Women & Transitional Housing – Promising Practices

Presentation offers women’s anti-violence and anti-oppression lens with information about innovative housing projects for older women fleeing violence.


When: November 22nd, 2017 8:00am-5:00pm

Location: University of Toronto, Hart House
Toronto, ON

Cost: $225.00/person

RSVP: Please click here to register and for more details

 

 

 

 

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