This course emphasizes the importance of collaboration for effective risk assessment and management. Through scenario-based learning, participants will learn how to identify high risk situations and how to collaborate with other organizations and services to ensure that situations are appropriately monitored and risk is managed.
Updated December 2020
Document, Monitor, Collaborate offers an introduction to domestic violence risk assessment, risk management and safety planning for professionals in social work and social services, education, health, and union settings. This one hour course focuses on identifying warning signs and risk factors for domestic violence, having a conversation with a person you may be concerned about, and learning about when to reach out to other resources for collaboration and support. A certificate will be provided upon completion.
Updated March 2021
Domestic Violence in the Workplace
Many work places struggle as they try to develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent and address domestic violence in the workplace. This training will help to prepare everyone in the workplace to recognize, respond and refer when workers are experiencing domestic violence. These are key components of professional development for all members of any workplace environment.
Under Construction April 2021
This webinar provides an introductory understanding of woman abuse and teaches participants the basics of how to recognize warning signs and signs of high risk, how to talk to someone you think might be experiencing domestic violence and how to make an appropriate referral.
Update coming March 2021
This is an engaging, interactive online training that provides insight and guidance for both individual practice and institutional practice to provide better responses to survivors of sexual violence. The training will prepare people in a wide range of roles and positions, including faculty, administrative staff, residence, housing and facilities staff, financial services staff, counselling and accessibility support staff and faculty, international student recruiters and support staff, Indigenous services staff, health and wellness teams, and managers to provide supportive trauma and violence informed responses to disclosures of sexual violence.
Updated September 2020
This training has been developed to assist those working in the law enforcement, social work, and education sectors to develop effective responses to victims/survivors who report or disclose experiences of sexual violence. Participates will learn how to provide effective first responses to a report or disclosure of sexual violence through scenario based learning. Effective first responses are critical to sustain support and intervention from that point forward.
Update coming April 2021
Refugee women sometimes experience intimate partner violence. As a RAP Worker, can you recognize the warning signs that a client may be experiencing abuse? Do you know about the risk factors that indicate danger is escalating? Do you know how to respond to a situation where you suspect or have confirmed that intimate partner violence is occurring? Do you understand pre-migration and migration trauma can impact the safety of refugee women and their families? Do you know how to work collaboratively with violence against women experts in your community? Does your organization have polices and protocols in place to help you respond safely and effectively to situations of intimate partner violence? These resources will help you to learn about intimate partner violence and how you can effectively and safely support refugee women who are experiencing abuse or who are at risk of experiencing abuse.
Updated March 2018