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Resources

Backgrounders

Including:

14 Briefing Notes on Gender-Based Violence (2016). EVA Canada developed a series of 14 briefing notes on gender-based violence as a resource to support the work of Status of Women Canada and Department of Justice Canada in the development of a federal strategy on gender-based violence.

Safety Issues Protocol. CCWS developed this protocol in collaboration with RCMP E Division to address concerns about police practice that affects women’s safety.

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Discussion Papers and Reports

Including:

The Trauma Toolkit. 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.

Surveying the Landscape: Sexual Violence Plans from Around the World. This report was created to facilitate discussion with the Government of Alberta around the primary prevention of sexual violence and to inform the development of a sexual violence action plan

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Guides and Manuals

Including:

Sexual Assault Worker Handbook (2016). This update of the Sexual Assault Worker Handbook last revised in 2007 includes updates that reflect changes in policy, legislation and best practices.

Safety Planning Across Culture & Community: A Guide for Front Line Violence Against Women Responders. This guide provides in-depth information on the specific risk and safety factors relevant to groups of women who are disproportionately victimized and murdered.

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Public Education Tools

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Responding to Sexual Assault Disclosure: Practice Tips. This is a series of practice tips tailored to various sectors that include anti-violence workers, Indigenous services, child protection workers, settlement services, police, sheriffs, legal services, physicians, nurses, paramedics, high schools and universities.

Mental Health, Mental Illness, Youth and Sexual Violence: An FAQ for Educators and School Administrators. This FAQ is tailored to Educators and School Administrators. It may be a helpful tool for Gender-Based Violence Public Educators who have experienced barriers conducting prevention trainings in secondary schools due to fear that sexual violence conversations may impact their students mental health.

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