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Responding to Elder Abuse - What Service Providers should know

Session 1 - Thursday, 4 March 2021 | 1pm - 4.30pm | Venue: TBC

Session 2 - Tuesday, 29 June 2021 | 1pm - 4.30pm | Venue: TBC

The Aged Rights Advocacy Service (ARAS) Abuse Prevention Program (APP) is facilitating a workshop for service providers who are responsible for addressing issues regarding abuse of older people. This workshop is for those who have already participated in the ‘Train the Trainer’ Kit. It will cover what to consider and how to respond to abuse of an older person who is living in a community setting.

Key subject areas covered in the Responder Workshop Session:

  • Reinforcing zero tolerance of abuse
  • Working collaboratively
  • Assessing risk level
  • Options for responding
  • Intervention Principles
  • Privacy and Confidentiality in practice
  • APP case examples for discussion
  • DVD – There’s No Excuse for Abuse

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

Afternoon 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)

Click below to register for the session on Thursday, 4 March 2021.

Click below to register for the session on Tuesday, 29 June 2021.