BC Society of Transition Houses

Working in Transition Housing Programs

This course explores the basics of transition house work and offers an opportunity to learn about practices relative to the goals of our work while employing critical thinking skills to some of the different scenarios that will come up.

BC Society of Transition Houses

Increasing Access for Indigenous Women

Indigenous women experience distinct forms of violence as a result of historical and contemporary colonial policies and attitudes. This course provides anti-violence worker with tools to increase access for Indigenous women seeking safety.

BC Society of Transition Houses

Introduction to Working with Children and Youth Experiencing Violence

This is the first of two courses designed for PEACE counsellors and others supporting children and youth who are exposed to violence in the home. In this course, you will learn how to work from a feminist and from a child-centred prespective.

BC Society of Transition Houses

Supporting Children and Youth Experiencing Violence Against Women

PEACE/CWWA II teaches how to design and run a PEACE/CWWA program; how to work with mothers and with other professional service providers; and how to ensure support for PEACE counsellors.

BC Society of Transition Houses

Violence is Preventable

Rooted in BCSTH’s belief in feminist principles, this training provides reasons and ways to talk about violence prevention that are child centered and developmentally appropriate.

BC Society of Transition Houses

Building Supports

This self-directed online course will increase awareness and understanding of the unique barriers faced by immigrant and refugee women leaving violence and provide practical information and tools about how to best and culturally safely support them.

BC Society of Transition Houses

Legal Issues Supporting Women and Children Experiencing Violence Training & Webinar Series

This training provides frontline anti-violence workers with legal information and resources to assist their work supporting and advocating for women with experiences of violence.