Wit Works believes in spreading, disseminating and exchanging knowledge where possible, and offers downloads of reports ad presentations. Wit Works consultants are frequent conference presenters, produce webinars, and on line learning events, and participate in Communities of Practice nationally. Examples are below.

CVS relating to different areas are available  here: wit worksAS RESUME 2014 (management), Bio2015 2 (prevention work and community engagement), RECENT WORK CV Prevention (older women, adult abuse, indigenous work).




How To Build an Effective Action Network


Messy Elegance: Wabi Sabi Learning for a Complex World



Peer reviewed Article: Journal of Abuse and Neglect.

Older Women Fleeing Violence and Abuse in Canada: Bringing Together Separate Spheres of Practice


Krista James LL.B., Raissa Dickinson MPH & April Struthers MED, RCC

ISSN: 0894-6566 (Print) 1540-4129 (Online) Journal homepage: http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/wean20


AGEISM Powerpoint Presentation Ageism Feb 2019 Feb 12

How to run a Slow Tour Ageism -Slow Tour  November 2018

Hidden Homelessness Report released today :Hidden Homelessness Final report

Hidden Homelessness Presentation Women over 50 Final Event Nov 22 No vid

PROTOCOL to Respond to Racism and Hate-Sunshine Coast  OARH CI Protocol 2017 V. 3 Final Checked MAr 2018 copy

Brochure about PROTOCOL. Racism Broc reduced file

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April is part of presentation on restorative actions. UK.



Conference presentations:

‘Intersections of Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse Fields’. Changing attitudes, Changing Responses Conference. It’s Not Right Initiative, Centre for Research and Education for  violence against women and children, Western University. May 4/5, 2015. Available at: http://itsnotright.ca



‘Messy Elegance’- developmental Evaluations with Ben Kadel. Health Evaluators Conference Can Evaluation Society BC /Yukon Branch . Nov 21. 2014. Available at:


‘From Process to Product-Influencing Social Policy’ – Canadian Association of Gerontololgy – Vancouver 2013;  and Taos Institute-New Mexico 2013 (Struthers, Leaney  and Neufeld). Powerpoint at:   https://www.slideshare.net/secret/hQERNZmBCVpA6e



Wit Works sister company in the UK evaluates a partnership project between Birmingham Royal Ballet and a Nottingham not for profit Renewal Trust.



National project (Canada)

Promising Approaches in housing Older Women Fleeing Violence

Promising Practices for Housing Women who are Older and Fleeing Violence or Abuse

Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse – Policy Papers

Outlook 2007: Promising Approaches for Prevention of Older Adult Abuse in communities In Canada

Promising Approaches Final 2007

A Draft Framework for a National  Elder Abuse Prevention Strategy.



Provincial: Better at Home, United Way of Lower Mainland

Better At Home Older Adult Services Sunshine Coast background paper




Regional: Sunshine Coast

Older Women and Hidden Homelessness


Full Report:

Hidden Homelessness Final report


Being Least Intrusive Training


Its Not Right Conference – April’s presentation ‘Intersections Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse’

http://itsnotright.ca/changing-attitudes-changing-responses-conference  Segment 2



Being Least Intrusive Tool

Orientation to cross cultural response to adult abuse in indigenous communities


BLI – Wise Practices Powell River  2014 (Struthers and Risk)

Powerpoint at:


Article about BLI:



Webinars for Dental Hygienists 

Abuse of Older Adults Webinar Series: Co-writer / presenter for Canadian Dental Hygienists Association


Blog for Rural Social Workers

Blog produced by Lindsay (Neufeld) Risk for project by April and Alison Leaney commissioned by Public Health Agency of Canada-examples of using social media for rural and remote areas in Canada to create virtual community for professionals involved in intervening in adult abuse cases.