Current Learning Opportunities

Enhancing Culturally Integrative Family Safety Response in Muslim Communities

Book launch on March 8, 2017 from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. at University of University of Guelph-Humber, Room 225.

Meet the authors Mohammed Baobaid, Executive Director of the Muslim Resource Centre for Social Support and Integration in London, ON, and Lynda Ashbourne, Associate Professor, Family Relations & Applied Nutrition (CFT), University of Guelph. Come for conversation about this innovative model for bringing together formal and informal services and supports for families who are at some risk of harm or violence and who live within a collectivist community. Consider how these ideas might inform your own work as practitioners, researchers, and policy-makers. Learn more here.


Domestic Violence Risk Assessment: Informing Safety Planning & Risk Management Report CoverCDHPIVP Domestic Homicide Brief #2: Domestic Violence Risk Assessment: Informing Safety Planning & Risk Management

The Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations (CDHPIVP) has published its second Domestic Homicide Brief in the series. The Domestic Violence Risk Assessment: Informing Safety Planning & Risk Management Brief describes domestic violence risk assessment and how it informs risk management with offenders and safety planning with victims/survivors. Please share with your networks and let us know what you think by completing the short survey available through the evaluation link on page 2 of the Brief. 
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CDHPIVP Domestic Homicide Brief #1: Domestic Violence Death Review Committees: "Speaking for the Dead to Protect the Living"

This Domestic Homicide Brief is the first in a series developed by the Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations (CDHPIVP).  The CDHPIVP is a national research project on domestic homicide in Canada specifically focusing on identifying unique risk factors and prevention strategies within particular vulnerable groups (children exposed to domestic violence; rural, remote and Northern communities; immigrant and refugee populations; and Indigenous peoples).  The Domestic Homicide series discusses topics relevant to the CDHPIVP research with Brief #1 highlighting and describing domestic violence death review committees.  Please review and provide feedback through the evaluation link.
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Indigenous Healing and Trauma: Intergenerational Solutions

RESOLVE Alberta partnered with the Awo Taan Healing Lodge to host their annual research day to showcase preventive measures and better ways to intervene to assist victims of violence and create meaningful societal change.  This years Research Day is titled Indigenous Healing and Trauma: Intergenerational Solutions and research topics will focus on (but are not limited to) success stories in the Indigenous communities.  
 
The Research Day takes place on October 4-5, 2016 at the Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary.
 
RESOLVE and the Awo Taan Healing Lodge are inviting academics, community organizations, justice and/or government officials/policy makers, and others to share their research initiatives and results.  Interested students and community members are also welcome.
 
To submit your research abstract, please fill out the abstract submission form and email to the RESOLVE Alberta Research Assistant, Nela Cosic at ncosic@ucalgary.ca by June 30, 2016.
 

 

Learning Network Webinar Series 

The Learning Network has developed a webinar series that discusses different topics around violence against women.  

Past webinars include: abuse of older women; partner violence in the Rainbow Communities; workplace sexual harassment; engaging men and boys; and preventing domestic homicides.  

The most recent webinar was on domestic violence in the workplace presented by Barb MacQuarrie, Community Director of the Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children.  

To view past webinar recordings and related resources, click here.


National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative Webinar Series 

The National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative (NDVFRI) in the U.S. offers webinars with national experts that explore issues related to domestic violence fatality review.

You can view these webinars in their online library by clicking here.