ARAS - Elder Abuse Prevention Program 18 Oct 2018

What: Abuse Prevention ‘Train the Trainer’ Kit Training Session
– Prevent Abuse of Older People through Education
When: Thursday 18 October 2018, 9.30am - 12.30pm
Where: ARAS, 16 Hutt St, Adelaide 5000
Who: Service providers and agencies responsible for recognising abuse of older people.
Register Online: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=362263&bof=1
Cost: $200 per person
Contact: Rob Nankivell or Doris Gioffre on 8232 5377 or 1800 700 600 (country callers)
 
What: Responding to Elder Abuse Workshop Session
- What Service Providers should know
When: Thursday 18 October 2018, 1 - 4.30pm
Where: ARAS, 16 Hutt St, Adelaide 5000
Who: Service providers responsible for addressing issues regarding abuse of older people
Register Online: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=362269
Contact: Rob Nankivell or Doris Gioffre on 8232 5377 or 1800 700 600 (country callers)

The Aged Rights Advocacy Service Inc. (ARAS)
 Abuse Prevention Program (APP) is facilitating two workshops on Thursday the 18th October, attendance certificates will be provided. Lunch provided if registered for both sessions.
 
Abuse Prevention 'Train the Trainer' Kit
The first is 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.
 
Responding to Elder Abuse
 
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 

Contributed by ARAS
 

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