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

taught by BC Society of Transition Houses
  • 4 Videos
  • 6 Quizzes
  • 1 Multimedia
  • 33 PDFs

Course Curriculum

Unit 1. Courts and Legal Resources
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1.1 Courts and Legal Resources: Overview of BC Courts
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1.2 Courts and Legal Resources: BC Crown Counsel Policies
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1.3 Courts and Legal Resources: Self-Representation
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Unit 2: Court Related Issues
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2.1 Court Related Issues: Preparing for Court
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2.2 Court Related Issues: Protection Orders
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2.3 Court Related Issues: Subpoena's and Record Requests
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2.4 Court Related Issues: Legal Information Specific to Immigrant, Refugee and Non-Status Women
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Unit 3: Record Keeping
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3.1 Record Keeping: Information Collection
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3.2 Record Keeping: Informed Consent
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3.3 Record Keeping: Records Management
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3.4 Record Keeping: Record Retention and Destruction
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Course Completion
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Course Feedback
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Foundations in Violence Against Women

Course description

The purpose of the toolkit is to provide front line workers legal information and resources tailored to meet the needs of the anti-violence sector. The toolkit aims to be a relevant and accessible resource regarding key legal issues and to support the services provided to women and children by increasing the legal knowledge of the anti-violence sector.

In addition to the Toolkit, there are four webinars on topics that have been identified by BCSTH member programs as priorities.

Pre-requisite: Foundations in Violence Against Women

Member Price: $60.00 CDN
Associate Members and Non-members Price: $125.00 CDN

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BC Society of  Transition Houses
BC Society of Transition Houses

The BC Society of Transition Houses develops and delivers online and in-person training tailored to the needs of anti-violence workers who work directly with women, children and youth experiencing violence.

Got a question? You can reach us by email at or by phone at 604-669-6943 ext. 231 (Toll-free within Canada 1-800-661-1040).