Risk Identification, EVA Notes

Domestic violence related homicides account for 1 in 5 murders in Canada. On average, one woman is murdered by her partner every 6 days. And yet, domestic violence homicides are one of the most preventable of homicides. Risk identification is … Continue reading

Vicarious Trauma and Resilience, EVA Notes

Anti-violence workers are largely aware of the existence of vicarious trauma, or VT, and the impacts it can have on helpers who are indirectly exposed to traumatic events through emotionally engaging with and hearing the stories of their clients. This … Continue reading

EVA BC Newsletter, Spring 2017

The Spring 2017 edition features an article, Siloes, Multiple Proceedings and Rights: Justice Reforms Needed Now in Domestic Violence Cases, contributed by The Honourable Donna Martinson Q.C. and Professor Emerita Margaret Jackson. In addition to updates on EVA BC initiatives, other … Continue reading

2017 Regional Teleconferences Reports

EVA BC facilitated four teleconference calls with Stopping the Violence Counsellors, Stopping the Violence and Multicultural Outreach workers, and Community-Based Victim Service workers in April 2016. Each call was two hours long. In total, 109 STVC, ORS and CBVS workers … Continue reading

EVA E-News February 2017

The February 2017 edition of EVA E-News featured our Be More Than a Bystander program heading into its 6th season in BC schools; information about the Trauma Informed Practice Symposium  for Justice, Public Safety and Anti-Violence Community Sectors taking place … Continue reading

Advancing Gender Equality, EVA Notes

Advancing gender equality has been identified as a priority by Canada’s federal government, which has mandated Status of Women Canada to lead the development of a Federal Strategy Against Gender-Based Violence. Gender-based violence is understood as a both a product … Continue reading

EVA BC Newsletter, Fall 2016

The Fall 2016 newsletter was released in November in conjunction with the EVA BC Annual Training Forum. It features highlights from ATF keynote speakers Jessica Wood, David Lisak and Farrah Khan; and an article from our event partner Legal Services … Continue reading