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The following is part of our project “Increasing Access to Justice for Older Adult Victims of Sexual Assault: A Capacity Building Approach”, funded by the Justice Canada Victims Fund.Learn more about this project or consult the full list of resources

screen shot 2020 06 30 at 3.32.21 pmThe public health approach to violence prevention distinguishes prevention efforts based on the timing in which they apply. Whereas primary prevention occurs before a sexual assault occurs, both secondary and tertiary prevention occurs after a sexual assault has occurred. Tertiary prevention focuses on thwarting long-term impacts and consequences of sexual assault in later life. Specifically, tertiary prevention aims to reduce, mitigate, and lessen the negative consequences of violence through treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention of future victimization/perpetration. Click on the following links to access recommendations and suggestions specific to primary and secondary prevention of sexual assault in later life.

Authors: Amy Peirone, PhD & Myrna Dawson, PhD

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The following is part of our project “Increasing Access to Justice for Older Adult Victims of Sexual Assault: A Capacity Building Approach”, funded by the Justice Canada Victims Fund.Learn more about this project or consult the full list of resources

screen shot 2020 06 30 at 10.56.33 amThe public health approach to violence prevention distinguishes prevention efforts based on the timing in which they apply. Secondary prevention strategies target victims/survivors, perpetrators, bystanders (e.g., family, friends, faith leaders, community leaders), and those who provide health and social services to older persons. These strategies aim to encourage self-disclosure, increase third-party identification, recognition, and responses, and to ensure immediate supports are available and accessed by older victims/survivors. Click on the following links to access recommendations and suggestions specific to primary and tertiary prevention of sexual assault in later life.

Authors: Amy Peirone, PhD & Myrna Dawson, PhD

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The following is part of our project “Increasing Access to Justice for Older Adult Victims of Sexual Assault: A Capacity Building Approach”, funded by the Justice Canada Victims Fund.Learn more about this project or consult the full list of resources

 

cover primary prevention factsheet 2020The public health approach to violence prevention distinguishes prevention efforts based on the timing in which they apply. Primary prevention occurs before a sexual assault has occurred, while secondary and tertiary prevention occurs after a sexual assault has occurred. The focus of this factsheet is on the most common suggestions and recommendations for the primary prevention of sexual assault in later life. For recommendations and suggestions specific to secondary and tertiary prevention of sexual assault in later life, please see our other factsheets.

Authors: Amy Peirone, PhD & Myrna Dawson, PhD

 

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screen shot 2020 04 14 at 11.25.27 amHere is a list of the top 10 scams and frauds currently being used to prey on vulnerable seniors during the COVID19 crisis (information adapted from Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre. Released April 8, 2020).
This three-pager was created by Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario and CanAge. It is also available in a one-pager format here.

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screen shot 2020 04 14 at 11.10.45 amHere is a list of the top 10 scams and frauds currently being used to prey on vulnerable seniors during the COVID19 crisis (Information adapted from Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre. Released April 8, 2020).
This one pager was created by Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario and CanAge. It is also available in a three-pager format here.

 

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