The Trauma Toolkit, which was designed for service organizations, health care facilities and individual service providers, is intended to help organizations ensure that the services they offer are trauma-informed and sensitive to the needs of people who are trauma-affected. The … Continue reading
Sexual assault is a serious crime often resulting in major physical or psychological injury. Under-reporting of sexual offences remains a critical issue. It is important to remember that with a sexual assault, as with any violence offence, police can play … Continue reading
As part of EVA BC’s Western Canada Sexual Assault Initiative funded by Status of Women Canada, Campus Sexual Violence: Guidelines for a Comprehensive Response and the Overview of Guidelines have been developed to support university and college campus communities in … Continue reading
This update of the Sexual Assault Worker Handbook last revised in 2007, was developed as part of the Western Canada Sexual Assault Initiative funded by Status of Women Canada. Updates reflect changes in policy, legislation and best practices. It also integrates … Continue reading
A resource by the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General that provides information about identifying the warning signs of abuse and the ways to help: Is someone you know being abused? Do you know the warning signs?
ICAT (Interagency Case Assessment Team) Orientation Presentation. To view and edit the presentation, please click the following link: ICAT Orientation Presentation. For a copy of the presentation, please contact us.
This resource is an attempt to bring forward lessons learned and best practices identified through our highly successful program, Be More Than A Bystander; a program conceived of by EVA BC and launched and managed in a partnership between EVA BC and the … Continue reading
This guide provides in-depth information on the specific risk and safety factors relevant to groups of women who are disproportionately victimized and murdered. It includes dedicated sections on risk identification and safety planning with Aboriginal women, those who are immigrants … Continue reading
This is the finalized version of EVA BC’s resource manual, Workplace Violence in Anti-Violence Programs: Strategies to Increase Worker Safety (January 2013). The manual provides a number of strategies and practical tips to assist anti-violence programs in creating safer workplaces. … Continue reading
This resource guide contains a collection of the primary resource documents created by the Safety of Immigrant, Refugee, and Non-Status Women project. It includes our research, consultations that identified the barriers facing immigrant, non-status, and refugee women and recommendations detailed … Continue reading