PEACE II: Supporting Children and Youth Experiencing Violence Against Women

PEACE II teaches how to design and run a PEACE program; how to work with mothers and with other professional service providers; and how to ensure support for PEACE counsellors. This course is also useful to others supporting children and youth who are experiencing violence.

Pre-requisite:

  • Foundations in Violence Against Women v2.0
  • Introduction to Working with Children and Youth Exposed to Violence Against Women (PEACE/CWWA 1)


Full member fee: $60.00 CDN
Associate member fee: $90.00 CDN

 Non-member fee: $125.00 CDN

Instructor(s)

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.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Unit 1: Introduction

    • Learning Objectives

    • Topic 1: introduction to the course

    • Review of Topic: Introduction

    • Topic 2: Myths about Violence Against Women

    • Review of Topic: Myths about Violence Against Women

    • Summary of Unit 1

  • 2

    Unit 2: Planning a PEACE Program

    • Learning Objectives

    • Topic 1: Beginning Service

    • (Continued) Beginning Service

    • Review of Topic: Beginning Service

    • Topic 2: Service Planning

    • (Continued) Service Planning

    • Review of Topic: Service Planning

    • Topic 3: Closure and Follow-up

    • Review of Topic: Closure and Follow-up

    • Summary of Unit 2

  • 3

    Unit 3: Working with Parents and Caregivers

    • Learning Objectives

    • Topic 1: Supporting the Non-abusive Parent

    • Topic 1 (Continued)

    • Review of Topic: supporting the Non-abusive Parent

    • Topic 2: Working with the Offending Parent

    • Reveiw of Topic: Working with the Offending Parent

    • Topic 3: Including the Referring Caregiver

    • Review of Topic: Including the Referring Caregiver

    • Topic 4: Coordinating Services and Seeking Outside Help

    • Review of Topic: Coordinating Services and Seeking Outside Help

    • Summary of Unit 3

  • 4

    Unit 4: Safety, Supervision & Vicarious Trauma

    • Learning Objectives

    • Topic 1: Counsellor Safety

    • Review of Topic: Counsellor Safety

    • Topic 2: Supervision and Professional Development

    • Review of Topic: Supervision and Professional Development

    • Topic 3: Dealing with Vicarious Trauma and Burnout

    • Review of Topic: Dealing with Vicarious Trauma and Burnout

    • Summary of Unit 4

  • 5

    Unit 5: Consent, Disclosure, Custody Issues & Children as Witnesses in Court

    • Learning Objectives

    • Topic 1: Consent

    • Review of Topic 1: Consent

    • Topic 2: Disclosure and Reports

    • Review of Topic: Disclosure and Reports

    • Topic 3: Custody Issues

    • Review of Topic: Custody Issues

    • Topic 4: Children as Witnesses in Court

    • Review of Topic: Children as Witnesses in Court

    • Summary of Unit 5

  • 6

    Unit 6: Record Keeping

    • Learning Objectives

    • Topic 1: Record-Keeping for Planning and Providing Services

    • Review of Topic: Record-Keeping for Planning and Providing Services

    • Topic 2: Record Keeping and Accountability

    • Review of Topic: Record Keeping and Accountability

    • Topic 3: Record Keeping and Liability

    • Review of Topic: Record Keeping and Liability

    • Summary of Unit 6

  • 7

    Unit 7: Safety Planning

    • Learning Objectives

    • Topic 1: Safety Planning for Children

    • Review of Topic: Safety Planning for Children

    • Topic 2: Steps to Follow when Safety Planning

    • Review of Topic: Steps to Follow when Safety Planning

    • Topic 3: Children who are Suicidal or Self-harming

    • Review of Topic: Children who are Suicidal or Self-harming

    • Summary of Unit 7

  • 8

    Unit 8: Prevention and Advocacy

    • Learning Objectives for Unit 8

    • Topic 1: Prevention

    • Review of Topic: Prevention

    • Topic 2: Community Education and Advocacy

    • Summary of Unit 8

  • 9

    Resources

    • Resources & References