Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA) is hosting a webinar:
WEAAD: Then, Now and Tomorrow: Tools and Initiatives to Raise Awareness and End Elder Abuse and Exploitation
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Advisors on tap: Dr. Elizabeth Podnieks, Dr. Patricia Brownell and Raeann Rideout, CNPEA Co-Chair & EAO Regional Consultant
• The power of networks in fostering leadership, learning and social change.
• Existing human rights instruments and initiatives to address neglect, abuse and exploitation of older women. Patricia Brownell will talk about what is happening through the United Nations (UN) and internationally, in promotion of human rights of older women and prevention of abuse.
• Successful WEAAD initiatives and programmes to engage community members and the media to take action, and start the conversation to prevent elder abuse. Raeann Rideout will focus on strategies to reach target audiences, including intergenerational sectors, develop a positive framing of WEAAD to engage the media.
Register at: www.cnpea.ca