Risk Assessment and Safety Planning

Is Someone You Know Being Abused?

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?

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. It includes dedicated sections on risk identification and safety planning with Aboriginal women, those who are immigrants or refugees, older and younger women, sex workers, women with disabilities, lesbian, bisexual and queer […]

Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence: Preliminary Research

Prepared in Partnership by: The Brenda Strafford Chair in the Prevention of Domestic Violence; Shift: The Project to End Domestic Violence; and the Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services This report was created in partnership by AASAS and Shift: The Project to End Domestic Violence to facilitate discussion with the Government of Alberta around the […]

Surveying the Landscape: Sexual Violence Plans from Around the World

Prepared in partnership by: The Brenda Strafford Chair in the Prevention of Domestic Violence; Shift: The Project to End Domestic Violence; and the Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services This report was created in partnership by AASAS and Shift: The Project to End Domestic Violence to facilitate discussion with the Government of Alberta around the […]

Women and Natural Disasters

Here are a few EVA BC resources that may be helpful: It Can Happen to Your Agency – Tools for Change: Emergency Management for Women’s Services (January 2001) Emergency Preparedness in British Columbia: Mitigating Violence Against Women in Disasters (March 1991) The following selected resources are excerpted from “When Disaster Strikes”, an article in EVA […]

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