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The following resource is part of the Family Violence Initiative, funded by the RCMP. Find similar tools by searching for the FVIF tag or consult the list of available resources.

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Tuesday March 22, 2016
from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT Time
This event will be held via Go-To-Webinar format. 

Register here (complimentary webinar)
Once the registration process is completed, a link to connect to the session will be sent to the participant. 

Margaret MacPherson, Community Research Associate, Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children (CREVAWC).
Ms MacPherson's work in developing the content and curriculum at the Centre, has provided her with unique insights into the intersections of abuse in relationships, across a person's lifespan. 

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the inter-sectoral relationship of domestic violence and elder abuse.
  • Understanding the prevalence of domestic violence among older adults. 
  • Recognize the dynamics of power and control in relationships of older adult and domestic violence.
  • Identify the risk factors and complexities of domestic violence in older adults.
  • Gaining an appreciation for the need, for interdisciplinary approaches and collaborations, to assist victims of domestic violence.
  • Navigating the range of services available to older adults as victims of domestic violence.

Please contact Elder Abuse Ontario staff:
Rochella Vassell, 

Raeann Rideout
Elder Abuse Ontario

705-876-1122 x327


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