Course Description

Welcome to the BCSTH Webinar Library!  Here you will find the collection of recorded webinars for anti-violence workers in BC. We will be updating this library as we produce new webinars.

This is part of BCSTH membership benefits.

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

    Welcome to the Webinar Library!

    • About the Webinar Library

  • 2

    PEACE and Violence is Preventable (VIP) Video Resources

    • PEACE Training Video

    • Violence is Prevenable Program Orientation

    • BELIEVE Curriculum Orientation

    • Supporting Boys in the PEACE Program

    • Working with Groups The Power of Many

    • Working with Youth

    • Working with Mothers: A Child's Most Important Support

    • Supporting Children with Varying Levels of Substance Use and Mental Wellness

    • Attachment: Attuned, Connected Communication

    • Supporting Queer Youth in Children Who Witness Abuse Programs

    • Supporting Caregivers

    • Supporting 2SLGBTQIA+ Children and Youth

    • Who Am I In The Room? A Deep Dive into Identity and Therapeutic Relationships

    • VIP Webinar Series: Tips and Tools for Supporting VIP Programs in Schools

    • VIP Webinar Series: Considerations for Remote VIP Delivery

    • VIP Webinar Series: Tips and Strategies for Delivering VIP in Middle School

    • VIP Webinar Series: Healthy Relationships, Types of Violence and Navigating Disclosures

    • VIP Webinar Series: Engaging Elementary Aged Kids and Exploring VIP Resources

    • VIP Webinar Series: Consent, Online Safety & the Cycle of Abuse

    • VIP Webinar Series: Cultural Safety and Building Relationships With Our Local Indigenous Communities

    • VIP Webinar Series: Considerations for doing VIP with Diverse Communities

    • Who Am I in the Room? A Deep Dive into Identity and Therapeutic Relationships

    • Who Are We in the Room? Centering Relationship and Connection in Our Work as PEACE Counsellors

    • A Holistic View: Including Caregivers in our Support to Children in the PEACE Program

    • Challenging Behaviors– What Are They? How Can We Support Them In Our Practice? What Can We Learn From Kids Who Have Challenging Behaviors?

  • 3

    Anti-Violence Video Resources

    • Reducing Stress and Burnout

    • Resilience: Becoming Stronger After Trauma

    • Listening Skills: The Heart of Our Work

    • Privacy Law and Records Management for Anti-Violence Workers in BC

    • Response Based Practice with Aboriginal Children and Youth

    • Supporting 2SLGBTQIA+ Children and Youth

    • Harm Reduction and Overdose Prevention in Transition Houses, Second Stage Houses and Safe Homes

  • 4

    Legal Issues Video Resources

    • Immigration: Navigating a Complex System and How to Keep Women Safe

    • Legal Issues Impacting Immigrant and Refugee Women

    • The Family Law Act & Frontline Work

    • MCFD & Frontline Work

    • Legal Issues and Court Matters: PEACE Counsellors

    • Legal Issues and Court Matters: Transition Houses

    • Women Fleeing Violence Who Are Either Out of Status or Have Precarious Status

  • 5

    Technology Safety Video Resources

    • Safety Planning with Women Experiencing Technology-facilitated Violence

    • Database Considerations for Canadian Anti-violence Programs

  • 6

    Covid-19 Video Resources

    • Considerations for Anti-Violence Programs Using Technology During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    • Considerations for Anti-Violence Programs Starting an Online Chat Crisis Line

    • Family Law During COVID-19 for BC's Anti-Violence Workers

    • Privacy Considerations Amid the Pandemic (BCSTH & OIPC)

    • Protection Orders, Peace Bonds and Access to BC Courts during Covid-19

    • Cedar Blankets and Providing Support During Pandemic Times