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RCMP Webinar: Elder Abuse – Criminal Remedies, Case Law and Provincial Resources
December 9, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Online webinar event (Zoom) hosted by E Division Community Policing Services.
Canadian Centre for Elder Law
The Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL) conducts research and develops reports and educational tools on legal and policy issues related to aging. We will discuss the criminal code remedies in elder abuse investigation as well as sentencing principles, prosecution challenges and other legal remedies related to elder abuse investigations.
Presenter: Krista James. National Director
Vancouver Community Costal Health
Vancouver Coastal Health ReAct Adult Protection Program provides consultation and coordinates response to elder abuse, neglect and self neglect. Director of the program will provide a brief outline the role of a Designated Agencies under the Adult Guardianship Act and focus specifically on the interface between RCMP and designated agencies in emergency situations.
Presenter: Amanda Brown. Director
BC Association of Community Response Network
The BC Association of Community Response Networks (BC CRN) grew from the need to create an on-going, provincially funded support structure to benefit vulnerable adults. We will explain who the BCCRN is and how we support communities to raise awareness and prevention of adult abuse, neglect, and self neglect. We will look at Ageism, abuse, our premier workshops/presentations, and the Decision Tree.
Presenter: Doug Newberry. BC CRN Mentor and Program Implementation Leader
Register now. There is no course fee. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing joining instructions.