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This is the finalized version of EVA BC's resource manual, Workplace Violence in Anti-Violence Programs: Strategies to Increase Worker Safety (January 2013).
The manual provides a number of strategies and practical tips to assist anti-violence programs in creating safer workplaces. Key topics covered by the manual are defining workplace violence, workplace and worker responsibilities, scenarios of workplace violence and discussion, components of a workplace violence prevention program, and best practices and policy templates.
This CCWS Information Bulletin is intended to clarify some of the questions about legal and policy mandates and to aid discussion when developing community or agency protocols.
This Information Bulletin is based on the information available at April 30, 2012 and is for general information only. It is not intended to be and cannot be relied upon as legal advice.
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This 2-page template shows what information needs to be included in a Third Party Reporting Protocol, such as documenting agreed-upon responsibilities of each participating service provider or agency.
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This issue of EVA E-News featured the kick off of the second season of the "Be More Than a Bystander" initiative that EVA BC rolled out in partnership with the BC Lions Football Club in 2011. Also, coverage of EVA BC's Humanitarian Award from the BC Association of Broadcasters and Tracy Porteous' Scotiabank Game Changer Award. Other articles included information about outreach to older at-risk women, an online fundraiser to support the families of missing and murdered Aboriginal women, prayer convoy along the Highway of Tears, Travis Lulay's donation to Sources Women's Place in White Rock/South Surrey and "Got Consent?" - an awareness-raising campaign by the AMS Sexual Assault Support Centre.
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This Information Bulletin will provide an overview of the changes to family law contained in the Family Law Act. The focus here is on changes that will have the most impact on women and children who experience violence in their intimate relationships or in the family context.
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EVA BC's new report, Violence Against Women and Their Children in BC: 33 Years of Recommendations, reviews studies and reports issued throughout the last 33 years and delivers a compilation of a number of critical recommendations that describe what needs to be done to increase women’s and children’s safety in BC.