Good Neighbor Training

Part 1: Introduction – Bystander Effect 

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We can all make Washtenaw County an aging-friendly community!

As members of the community, it’s up to all of us to make sure that the most vulnerable people are protected. You know the older adults in your community better than anyone. Senior Resource Connect’s Good Neighbor Training videos give you confidence in your ability to connect community members to local services, even if you don’t have a social work background.

This training is for everyone who interacts with older adults and wants to reach out but doesn’t know how.

Course Curriculum

Part 1: Introduction – Bystander Effect 

We can all be good neighbors!

Part 2: Addressing Elder Abuse or Neglect

Understanding different types of abuse and neglect

Part 3: Things You May Hear

Active listening to identify verbal warning signs

Part 4: Things You May See

Keeping an eye out for visual warning signs

Part 5: Elder Abuse and Having the Conversation

Tips to walk you through starting a conversation