Community workers

Crisis Intervention: Understanding The Nature Of Crisis

Written by Reeta Kohli, excerpted from Towards Equal Access: A Handbook for Service Providers Working with Immigrant Women Survivors of Wife Assault, edited by Fauzia Rafiq (Ottawa, ON: Immigrant...

Causing Pain: Real Stories of Dating Abuse and Violence

This resource from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention consists of two videos and a discussion guide. These are designed to educate teens, parents, and other adults about healthy and...

An Integrated Anti-Oppression Framework for Reviewing and Developing Policy: A Toolkit for Community Service Organizations

This toolkit is designed to help community service organizations become better able to reflect the values, beliefs and life experiences of everyone in their community. In this way, they will become...

A Weighty Issue: A personal story about emotional abuse

My aunt's husband beat her. Early in their marriage, he held her over a bridge and threatened to drop her off and kill her. After having children, she gained weight. We all saw him berate her about...

A Judicial Checklist and Technical Brief for Children and Youth Exposed to Violence

Conceived and funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) as part of its Safe Start Initiative, this...

A Gendered Look at Trafficking in Persons

The issue of human trafficking is a gendered issue, with a particular context for women that is important to identify and address.  Gender is evident in how human trafficking is discussed, the...

A Frontline Perspective of Trafficking in Persons

Loly Rico is co-director of FCJ Refugee Centre in Toronto.  She is also a member of the Canadian Council of Refugees.  Loly and the council have done extensive work on the issues of...
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