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We provide education and training to help improve the overall prevention and response to violence against women across all sectors. We value continuous learning and believe that organizations require information and support to build capacity, develop policy and shift practice.

Upcoming Webinars

Explore our upcoming webinars for learning and capacity-building opportunities.

Date: August 12th 2021

Time: 3:30pm EST

Webinar: Effective Partnering with Employees: How Employers Can Assist Victims of Domestic Violence

Although domestic violence effects every employer, organizations often struggle to understand their responsibilities and how they can help impacted employees.

Join WomanACT and Littler for a discussion around legal requirements as well as creative solutions employers can take to address domestic violence in both the physical and remote workplace. 

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Webinars

Explore our past webinars for learning and capacity-building opportunities.

Use of technology in VAW counselling

The webinar explores the use of technology to facilitate counselling in the anti-violence against women sector with a look at three different platforms. The webinar was designed and delivered by the VAW Counselling Network.

Use of technology in VAW counselling – Ethics and safety

The webinar discusses ethical and safety considerations for virtual counselling and for violence against women counselling specifically. The webinar was designed and delivered by the VAW Counselling Network.

Use of technology in VAW counselling – Virtual counselling

The webinar explores considerations and practical strategies when switching from in-person to online counselling for individuals, groups and families. The webinar was designed and delivered by the VAW Counselling Network.

City of Toronto Housing System Overview #2

The webinar provides an overview of the City of Toronto housing programs, including the Canada Ontario Housing Benefit and the Housing Allowance Program. The webinar was designed and delivered by the City of Toronto SSHA and the THSP Network.

City of Toronto Housing System Overview #3

The webinar provides an overview of the City of Toronto’s Housing Stabilization Fund and the Eviction Prevention Program. The webinar was designed and delivered by the City of Toronto SSHA and the THSP Network.

Online Training

Explore our self-paced online learning modules and courses.

Conscious Classrooms: Responding to Gender-based Violence

Designed for teachers and early childhood educators in Ontario, the training looks at children’s exposure to domestic violence and how educators can make a difference in the lives of such students.

Intersectional Approaches to Group Counselling

Designed for those who facilitate groups, the self-paced learning explores how people experience violence differently and how to maintain group goals without compromising the needs of individual survivors.

Connecting Legal Services to Interpretation

Designed for legal service providers, the training is designed to help legal professionals communicate more effectively through interpreters when working with clients who are not proficient in English.

Detect, Respond, Refer

Designed for dental hygienists, the self-directed training explores identifying and responding to gender-based violence, including organizational strategies for addressing it.

An Overview of Criminal Law and Violence Against Women

The self-directed training introduces workers to the criminal law issues faced by survivors. The modules explores Canada’s two court systems, common charges, basic language, role of the advocate, making a statement, etc.

AODA: Improving Access to Violence Against Women Services

The self-directed training is designed for people providing direct service to women with disabilities and women who are Deaf who have experienced physical or sexual violence, or criminal harassment.

Customized training and support

WomanACT provides training and support to employers to help them better respond to domestic violence in the workplace as well as meet their legislative requirements.

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