YOUth Ending Violence

Youth Violence Prevention Training

Battered Women’s Support Services has been delivering youth prevention programming since the late 1980’s.

Our program includes multimedia components and discussion within mixed gender and single gender youth environments, primarily within the school system (conventional, alternative and private) for secondary school students.

For more information call 604-687-1868 or email [email protected]

Youth Violence Prevention Workshop Volunteer Training

The YOUth Ending Violence Program trains young people to deliver dating violence prevention workshops to youth.

The workshops will allow for young people to understand the difference between liberating and oppressive relationships; to understand the dynamics of abuse and the roots of gender-based violence; learn where and how to obtain help; understand the role of social media and traditional media in dating relationships; and to support youth to feel empowered to speak out against dating violence and sexism.

Participants will learn:

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Anti-oppression analysis
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Root Causes of Gender Based Violence & Dating Violence
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Empowered bystander intervention training
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Conflict Resolution Skills
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Harm reduction principles
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Leadership and Facilitation Skills

Participants will get:

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Develop facilitation, writing and leadership skills
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Connect with like-minded people
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Recommendation letter upon completion of volunteer commitment
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Ongoing support and mentorship
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Opportunity to make a change!

Volunteer commitment:

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Complete a total of 24 hours training (online and in-person)
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Deliver at least 5 workshops
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Complete an additional 20 hours of educational work (this can include blog writing, copywriting, outreach, event planning)

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Attend monthly online volunteer meetings

2022 Youth Ending Violence volunteer training program
2022 training sessions:

February 6, 13, 20, 27 2022

All training and commitments to be completed within 6 months of joining the program.

To register or for more information:

Contact Yas, Youth Violence Prevention Coordinator

250-806-0000

Education Presentation Opportunity

Book a young person from the YOUth Ending Violence Program to deliver a dating violence prevention workshop.

For 20 years Battered Women’s Support Services has delivered dating violence prevention education. By providing relevant education to youth about violence in dating relationships we are helping to end violence.

This FREE workshop can be conducted in person or online. Book as soon as possible as our calendar fills up very quickly.

Topics covered:

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The roots of dating violence
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The difference between abuse and conflict
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Abusive vs. liberating relationships
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Effective bystander intervention
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Conflict resolution skills
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Safety planning online and offline

Workshop length:

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50 minutes
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2 hours (upon request)
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4 hours (upon request)
YOUth Ending Violence workshops brochure
To book your workshop or inquire:

Contact Yas, Youth Violence Prevention Coordinator

250-806-0000

Help us continue to offer these free trainings and workshops

Need help now?

You are not alone. You have options.

Our Safety Changes Everything team are available 24/7 by phone or text to discuss your situation and help create a personalized safety plan that’s right for you.

Call 24/7 toll free 1-855-687-1868

Text 604-652-1867