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Due to the rapidly changing environment around COVID-19, we have decided to host the Train the Trainer and Responding to Elder Abuse workshops online on Tuesday, 22nd September 2020. If you have registered and paid for the event, you should have received an email from our team confirming the event details. If you haven't received the email, please contact our team on (08) 8232 5377 or 

‘Train the Trainer’ – Prevent Abuse of Older People through Education

Tuesday, 22 September 2020 | 9.30am - 12.30pm | Venue: Zoom (online)

The Aged Rights Advocacy Service (ARAS) Abuse Prevention Program (APP) is inviting you to attend its next training session using a ‘Train the Trainer’ approach about the identification of abuse of older people.  The designated staff trainer will be given an Abuse Prevention Kit containing all materials necessary for the trainer to present a session(s) to their front line staff and volunteers.  The purpose of the training kit is to provide agencies with knowledge and resources that will enable front line staff to recognise abuse of older people and act appropriately when abuse is identified.

Key subject areas covered in the Train the Trainer session:

  • Definition of abuse, prevalence rates
  • Types of abuse and indicators
  • Barriers to reporting abuse of older people
  • Resources and services available to assist
  • Legislation, Power of Attorney and other legal issues, case studies, organisational response, policies, confidentiality and privacy, interactive learning tools, principles of adult learning, DVD scenarios.

Certificate of Attendance will be provided.  Refer to your profession for CPD rules and requirements. 

Morning tea will be provided.  If you are registered for both 'Train the Trainer' and 'Responder' sessions, lunch will be provided.

Cost: $200 (per person, incl. GST)

Download Flyer and Registration Form 

For further information, please contact Doris Gioffre on (08) 8232 5377 or 1800 700 600 (toll free)