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Date updated: June 17, 2019

“Learning never exhausts the mind.”

Leonardo da Vinci

Here we highlight learning opportunities developed by SeniorsNL and other provincial organizations as well as selected work from national and international sources. Please let us know if you have Professional Development Opportunities that you would like to share.

 

See Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities below

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SeniorsNL also offers opportunities to service providers and community groups to learn more about issues impacting seniors, their families and those who support them. We may do some and we may connect you to the resource best suited to the topic.

For some presentations and workshops a certificate of completion can be available for those who require training hours for their profession.

We have presented to MUN Schools of Nursing, Pharmacy, Medicine, and Social Work. We have also presented to students attending the College of the North Atlantic, Academy Canada, and Keyin College.

If your Association or group has educational opportunities you would like others to participate, please contact us and we can post .

Topics:

  • General Overview and Utilization of SeniorsNL

  • Housing Transitions

  • Caregiving

  • Seniors Mental Health

  • Elder Abuse

  • Ageism

  • Advanced Health Care Directive

  • Wills and Estate Planning

  • Falls Prevention

  • Government services and programs for seniors and caregivers

If you are looking for a presentation or have a presentation or workshop to offer, please contact us.

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities from our Partners

The Newfoundland Aboriginal Women’s Network (NAWN) offers cultural sensitivity workshops to all service providers, stakeholders and/or organizations offering services and programs. This workshop focuses on identifying with and respecting various cultures. It also introduces some traditional Mi’kmaq culture and teachings. This workshop is open to all groups free of charge. For more information or to book a workshop, please contact 643-1290 or email: nawn@nf.aibn.com The NAWN website is under construction.  
Free Lunch & Learn - EAO Webinar Series Thursday March 14th, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:15 pm EST [12:30 pm to 1:45 pm NST] Emotional Abuse of Older Adults - Indicators, Risk Factors and Prevention Emotional abuse is any action, verbal or non-verbal, that lessens a person’s sense of identity, dignity and self-worth. Emotional abuse is one of the most prevalent forms of abuse and includes any attempt to demoralize, dehumanize or intimidate older adults. Join EAO's lunch and learn webinar series, to learn more about how to recognize, prevent and respond to situations of emotional abuse of older adults. The webinar will:
  • Provide participants with an overview of emotional abuse of older adults
  • Provide practical strategies and assessment tools for service providers who work with older adults
  • Discuss the indicators, risk factors, and barriers to reporting emotional abuse, and
  • Highlight current legislation and provincial resources
Presented by EAO Regional Consultants Josée Miljours, North East Region Candielya Jackson, North West Region REGISTER AT LINK BELOW
Huddol - Learn from the wisdom of the Huddol community. Huddol is a platform run by the Canadian Caregiver Network (“CCN”), a registered non-profit organization in Montreal, Canada. Huddol is for people over 13 years of age.
  • Find help. Offer help.
    • Collaborate with health professionals and people like you to problem solve and share helpful advice.
  • Huddol rewards positive impact
    • Earn Huddol tokens when you contribute helpful guidance and support.
  • You have to Join (currently for free) to access a Desktop version or App (mobile application)
    • Join groups (“Communities”)
    • Follow topics (“Topics”)
    • Vote and benefit from rewards (“Rewards”) and
    • Access related resources and tools.

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