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.


Explore our upcoming and 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.

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.

Make it Our Business

Make it Our Business 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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