Webinar: Older Women and Domestic Violence

CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario)


Webinar: Older Women and Intimate Partner Violence

A webinar presented by Tamar Witelson, Legal Director at METRAC and Rochella Vassell from Elder Abuse Ontario, as part of the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) project and hosted by CLEO. This webinar was recorded on March 23, 2018 (1 hour and 23 minutes)

About the Presenters

Rochella Vassell has worked at Elder Abuse Ontario for almost four years as the Central West Consultant and Social Media Coordinator. She has been working with diverse groups of elders for 12 years to combat ageism and promote respect of older adults. Rochella is a registered member of the College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.

Tamar Witelson is the Legal Director of METRAC’s Community Justice Program, which provides legal education and information related to women’s rights, equality and access to justice, in areas of family, immigration, criminal, employment and human rights law, with a focus on the diverse ways in which women may experience abuse and violence. Tamar’s background includes practice in labour, human rights, and Constitutional law, and a career in television journalism before becoming a lawyer.

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Watch the webinar here.

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