Its Not Right! Neighbours, Friends & Families ProgramRepresenting the very best collective thinking in Canada for public education on abuse and neglect of older adults, It's Not Right! Neighbours, Friends & Families (INR-NFF) was originally developed by The Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women & Children (CREVAWC) at the University of Western Ontario.
BC CRN is the authorized provider of this program in British Columbia.
Upcoming Community Presenter Training Sessions
March 2, 2017 - Kelowna
Local contact: Micki Materi, Regional Mentor - Okanagan
Application Deadline: January 18, 2017
March 14, 2017 - Victoria
Local contact: Bridey Morrison Morgan, Regional Mentor - Vancouver Island South;
Jane Osborne - Regional Mentor - Vancouver Island Central
Application Deadline: February 17, 2017
Interested individuals should submit a completed application to email@example.com.
Download the application package. (Revised)
Contact BC CRN (firstname.lastname@example.org) or your local contact with any questions.
Community Presenter Training ProgramCommunity presenters work with local CRNs to deliver public presentations and workshops. BC CRN welcomes members from the general public to become INR community presenters.
Individuals must first complete training, and be certified by BC CRN before any presentations are conducted.
Fees: There is no cost, outside of participant time to attend training and complete homework, for the training.
There are no pre-requisites to apply.
To help with conducting presentations, it is useful to have:
- -Previous experience or some knowledge in facilitating group discussions and managing sensitive questions.
- -A general knowledge of the topic of adult abuse, neglect, and self-neglect.
Download a preview version of the Training Administration Guide for more information.
Interested individuals should contact their local CRN or Regional Mentor for upcoming training opportunities.
Public Presentations and WorkshopsThe general public is welcome to book a 45-minute to 2 hour presentation or workshop for their organization or community group.
Presentation participants will learn to:
- - Recognize the warning signs and risk factors of senior abuse.
- - Recognize the role ageism plays in abuse.
- - Recognize the impact of abusive behaviour.
- - Hold supportive and respectful conversations.
- - Who to refer to, and where to find help.
To request a new presentation, or attend an event in your community, contact your local Community Response Network (CRN).