Wit Works believes in spreading, disseminating and exchanging knowledge where possible, and offers downloads of reports and 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: CV 2021, April Bio longer 2019; wit worksAS RESUME 2014 (management), Bio2015 2 (prevention work and community engagement), RECENT WORK CV Prevention (older women, adult abuse, indigenous work).
Social Innovation: Slow Tour – Anti-Ageism Professional Musicians
April is part of presentation on restorative actions. UK.
How To Build an Effective Action Network
Messy Elegance: Wabi Sabi Learning for a Complex World
Older Women Fleeing Abuse
Peer reviewed Article: Journal of Abuse and Neglect.
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 Protocol Update ResilBC 2022
PROTOCOL Brochure . Racism Broc reduced file
‘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:
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
Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse – Policy Papers
Outlook 2007: Promising Approaches for Prevention of Older Adult Abuse in communities In Canada
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
Being Least Intrusive Training
Its Not Right Conference – April’s presentation ‘Intersections Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse’
Being Least Intrusive Tool
Orientation to cross cultural response to adult abuse in indigenous communities
BLI – Wise Practices Powell River 2014 (Struthers and Risk)
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.