Conference Presentations

Presentations from our 2014 Conference
Awareness to Action: Training to Recognize, Report, and Respond to Elder Abuse

Conference program

Presentations from Day 1

Keynote presentation by Sister Elizabeth Davis - "Awareness to Action"

“Setting the Scene” by Rosemary Lester, Chair, SRCNL, and Chair, NLNPEA

Plenary Session - Research to Practice: Addressing Elder Abuse

Concurrent sessions

Importance and Benefits of Long-Term Planning: What You Need to Know

Helping: The Language of Emotions

Gallery Walk Through Issues Related to Elder Abuse - Handouts

Working Together to Prevent Financial Abuse of Seniors (Panel)

Exploring Tools and Resources to Address Elder Abuse (Panel)


Presentations from Day 2

Plenary Session - The Adult Protection Act: Report, Evaluate, Investigate, Review. Facilitated by Suzanne Brake, PhD, Director, Office for Aging and Seniors, Department of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, and Provincial Director, Adult Protection, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Training Sessions

Positive Behaviour Supports: Caring for Individuals with Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD)

with Danielle Coombs, BA (Psychology), Clinical Lead Intervention Services, Eastern Health and

Melanie Murphy, BSW, RSW, Developmental & Behavioural Practitioner, Intervention Services, Eastern Health