Please note: Enrollment for this course is NOW CLOSED.

This self-directed introductory-level course is to help front line practitioners working with immigrant and refugee communities to better understand issues of gender based violence and develop a supportive response for survivors.  The focus will not only be on abuse that can occur within intimate relationships but also gender based violence that is perpetuated by family members, friends, acquaintances, those in positions of power and strangers. 

Successful participants committed approximately 3-4 hours of learning each week.

Interested in this training topic?
Please consider taking our self-directed courses under the category "Violence Prevention"
.

Family Violence and Refugee and Immigration Law. Ce cours n'a pas été mis à jour au cours des 2 - 5 dernières années

This self-directed course provides participants with knowledge and tools helpful in aiding victims of family violence. It offers information on:

  • basic immigration and refugee law concepts relevant in the context of family violence
  • immigration and refugee law obstacles that immigrant, refugee and non-status victims of family violence face when they try to leave an abusive family relationship
  • legal solutions for a victim to obtain immigration status in Canada

 This course has not been updated in the past 2 - 5 years

This self-directed training is intended for immigrant service and other community-based organizations that are in a unique capacity to reach vulnerable and/or isolated immigrant women and their communities. It addresses the need to enhance domestic violence prevention strategies to reach immigrant and refugee women, including women without legal immigration status, trafficked women and women from racialized low-income communities.  This course has not been updated in the past 2 - 5 years

This self-directed training is intended for settlement service providers and anyone who frequently provides services to immigrants, refugees and undocumented women. It is for people who are not familiar with domestic violence issues and whose role as a service provider is to make an appropriate referral when they encounter a woman who is dealing with domestic violence.  This course has not been updated in the past 2 - 5 years

This 5-week self-directed introductory-level course is to help front line practitioners working with immigrant and refugee communities to better understand issues of sexual violence and develop a supportive response for survivors.  The focus will not only be on abuse that can occur within intimate relationships but also sexual violence that is perpetuated by family members, friends, acquaintances, those in positions of power and strangers. 

Successful participants committed approximately 3-4 hours of learning each week.

Interested in this training topic?
Please consider taking our other self-directed courses under the category "Violence Prevention"
.

This 5-week self-directed introductory-level course is to help front line practitioners working with immigrant and refugee communities to better understand issues of sexual violence and develop a supportive response for survivors.  The focus will not only be on abuse that can occur within intimate relationships but also sexual violence that is perpetuated by family members, friends, acquaintances, those in positions of power and strangers. 

Successful participants committed approximately 3-4 hours of learning each week.

Interested in this training topic?
Please consider taking other courses under the category "Violence Prevention"
.