BC Association of Community Response Networks

Campaigns & Professional Development Events


BC CRN Online Workshop Offering: It’s Not Right!

July 5, 2022, 12 – 1 PM (PDT) on Zoom

In this workshop, you will learn how to recognize the warning signs of older adult abuse and how to respond safely and supportively. Together, we will:

  • Learn the warning signs and risk factors of adult abuse.
  • Discuss ageism.
  • Review true-to-life video scenarios of abuse and neglect.
  • Explore how to have conversations about suspected abuse.

This workshop is free of charge and everyone is welcome. Advance registration is required.

To register for a session, click this link or email programs@bccrns.ca. (Be sure to select the correct date and time.)

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BC CRN Online Presentation Offering: See Something, Say Something – How to Support Older, Vulnerable, and At-Risk Adults

August 2, 2022, 12-1:30 PM (PDT) on Zoom

August 16, 2022, 11 AM -12 PM (PDT) on Zoom in partnership with the Vancouver Public Library

This presentation is designed specifically for people who have regular contact with the public and with older, at-risk, and vulnerable adults as part of their daily routines and work activities.

In this session, learn more about:

  • What abuse and neglect look like.
  • How to connect at-risk individuals to the support they need to stay safe and healthy.
  • The ethical and legal implications of responding to adult abuse and neglect in BC.

This presentation is free of charge. Advance registration is required.

To register for the Aug. 2 session, click this link or email programs@bccrns.ca. (Be sure to select the correct date and time.)

To register for the Aug. 16 session with the Vancouver Public Library, click this link.

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2022, Nationwide

Formerly Orange Shirt Day, this day honours the lost children and survivors of residential schools, their families, and communities. Public commemoration of our tragic and painful history and recognition of the ongoing impacts of residential schools are vital to the reconciliation process.

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National Seniors Day and UN International Day of Older Persons

October 1, 2022, Nationwide, Worldwide

Celebrate all seniors in Canada and worldwide! Join BC CRN in showcasing the contributions seniors have made to the community and the country.

Contact your local Community Response Network (CRN) for events in your neighbourhood and how you can get involved.

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