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Getting Better at Talking to Older Adults from Different Cultures

Session 5 - "Communication and Collaboration" - Connecting Together Series on Seniors Social Isolation: 

Presentation by Christine Chan - "Getting Better at Talking to Older Adults from Different Cultures":

"This presentation will give participants an overview of the problem of cultural incompetence, the crucial need for cultural competency, with a focus on communicating with older adults from another culture, using evidence from academic research as well as anecdotal experience."

Click the attached file to access the PDF version of this presentation:

Chan, C. (2021, June 28). Getting better at talking to older adults from different cultures. [PowerPoint slides]. University of Toronto, Connecting together series.


Governance for not-for-profit organizations: questions for directors to ask

Governance for not-for-profit organizations: questions for directors to ask

"[D]irectors that ensure their NFP is equipped with a good governance framework can ensure that the NFP is productive, accountable and delivers on its mission, ethically and sustainably. This guide sets out a process to help NFP directors create such a framework or in refining an existing one. (Taylor, 2014)"

Reference: Taylor, D. (2014). Governance for not-for-profit organizations: Questions for directors to ask. Toronto: Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.


Governance Indicators from a Funder's Perspective

A list of indicators and their assessment rubric adopted from the Region of Peel Organizational Effectiveness Reporting document.

Reference: Region of Peel (n.d.) Organizational Effectiveness Reporting – Community Investment Program, Retrieved January 3, 2020.


Guideline for Police Records Checks

"The LEARN Guideline for Police Record Checks is intended to assist police services to understand and apply relevant legislation, policies, procedures and directives to the processing of Police Record Checks. It is also intended to promote consistency in processing methods as well as the terminology used throughout the Province of Ontario (Source: Law Enforcement & Records (Managers) Network - LEARN)."

Click on the icon below to download or visit this link: http://www.oacp.on.ca/Userfiles/Files/NewAndEvents/PublicResourceDocuments/GUIDELINES%20FOR%20POLICE%20RECORD%20CHECKS%20%20_%20June%202014_FINAL.pdf