Category:response-based practice

A MATTER OF JUSTICE

Please join us for a 2-day workshop intended for social workers, victim services staff, counsellors, therapists, shelter workers, law enforcement personnel, lawyers, activists, policy makers, and students in Ottawa, on November 5-6th, 2015, with Dr. Cathy Richardson, University of Montreal.

Dr. Cathy Richardson is a family and community therapist specializing in practice and research involving recovery from violence. She is currently involved in advancing response-based practice, a dignity-based approach to violence prevention and recovery with individuals and groups. She has worked with Indigenous communities, with victims of spousal assault, and with families in child protection settings. She is a co-founder of the Centre for Response-Based Practice and is an Associate Professor at the University of Montreal. Response-based practice is centred on dignity and honouring resistance in conversations with people who have been harmed.

Cathy is interested in the intersections of healing, recovery, social justice, culture and spirituality. You can read more about the training & register here.

The Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime offers support, research and education to survivors and stakeholders.

What's New

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    Read our call to action asking Canada’s political party leaders about how they will support victims of crime in the upcoming election.

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    Read our letter to House Leaders to join our call to action and undertake a legislated review of the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights.

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    Given the five-year anniversary of Bill C-32: Canadian Victims Bill of Rights (CVBR), please read the letter we have sent to all MPs across Canada as we try to make sure the mandated Parliamentary review will take place.

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    We have responded to the Honourable Doug Downey, regarding VQRP+ cuts. Read it here. (Our original letter is here and his response can be found here.)

     

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    Read the response we received, regarding our letter to the Hon. Mark Furey, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Nova Scotia concerning support for victims of the mass shooting of April 18-19, 2020 in Portapique, NS.

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