Community workers resources

How a Counsellor Can Help an Assaulted Woman

Find a safe time and place to discuss the situation.  Build trust by listening and supporting her in a non-judgemental manner.  Provide resources for practical assistance: child care,...

Futures without Violence

The Futures Without Violence Center in San Francisco, USA, is a global center for action and thought leadership, where individuals and allied organizations from around the world will gather to...

Family Violence Prevention & Health Practice: An E-Journal of the Family Violence Prevention

Provided by the Family Violence Prevention & Services Program, Family & Youth Services Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The goals of this multidisciplinary on-line...

The Impacts of Recent Law Reforms on Abused Women Involved in the Family Court Process in Ontario: An Environmental Scan of Violence Against Women Service Providers

Luke’s Place Support and Resource Centre for Women and Children in collaboration with Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes and the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic conducted a...

Family Violence and Homelessness: A Review of the Literature

This literature review from the National Clearinghouse on Family Violence, Government of Canada, summarizes current knowledge about the relationship between family violence and homelessness. It...

Emotional Abuse of Women with Disabilities

by Fran Odette and Enza Ronaldi This article is a general overview of emotional abuse and women with disabilities and is not meant to be a comprehensive review. In keeping with the Independent Living...

Emotional Abuse Assessment Guide

This guide is intended to assist community professionals or resource people coming into contact with women who are emotionally abused, by providing tools for assessing emotional abuse, and ways to...

Domestic Violence Death Review Committee

The Domestic Violence Death Review Committee (DVDRC) is a multi-disciplinary advisory committee of experts that was established in 2003 in response to recommendations made from two major inquests...

Domestic Sex Trafficking of Aboriginal Girls in Canada: Issues and Implications

by Anupriya Sethi The discourses on sex trafficking of women and girls in Canada continue to highlight international trafficking thus positioning Canada more as a transit and destination country than...

De-Closeting Same-Sex Partner Abuse

In an interview, social workers Nora Angeles, Laurie Chesley and Nick Mule address questions relating to same-sex abuse, their philosophical and theoretical frameworks, the role of homophobia and...

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