Twice a year, BWSS offers training for self-identified women who want to volunteer on our Crisis and Intake Line to provide crisis support to women survivors of violence.


• Theoretical Framework of Violence Against Women

• Crisis Intervention and Peer Counselling

• Safety Planning

• Group Facilitation and Group Design

• Criminal, Family, and Immigration Law

• Anti-Oppression Analysis and Decolonizing Practice

• Reproductive Justice Framework

• Sex, Sexuality, and Healing from Sexualized Violence and Abuse

• Support for Indigenous Women who have experienced the impacts of colonization, assimilation, residential schools, and the intergenerational effects of residential schools

• Support for Non-Status, Refugee, and Immigrant Women and Women with Precarious Immigration Status who have experienced gendered persecution, political persecution, sexualized violence, and intimate violence

• Support for LGBT*Q2S Survivors of Violence and Abuse

•  and more…

JOIN Battered Women’s Support Services and provide support to self-identified women survivors of violence on our Crisis and Intake Line, facilitate support groups, provide community outreach and education, and participate in special projects and ongoing training.

TUESDAY • JANUARY, 27 • 6:00pm
THURSDAY • JANUARY, 29 • 3:30pm

Between APRIL 10 and JUNE 26

TO REGISTER OR FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL Emma at 604.687.1868 ext. 317 EMAIL intake@bwss.orgPrevention-Intervention Training JAN2015

You can download the poster here.

If you could do something to end violence against girls and women, wouldn’t you?