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Funded Family Justice 211 Report Service

EVA BC Information Update, December 2018 Section 211 of the BC Family Law Act authorizes courts to order reports that assess the needs of a child, the ability of a party to satisfy those needs and/or the views of a … Continue reading

Domestic Homicide in Canada, EVA Notes

EVA BC is currently involved in a five-year project, Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations (CDHPIVP), which is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The focus of the CDHPIVP project is to … Continue reading

In Custody No Contact Orders, March 2018

This CCWS Information Bulletin – In Custody No Contact Orders, March 2018  – describes the availability of and limitations to No Contact Orders while an accused is in custody. This Information Bulletin was developed in response to information CCWS received … Continue reading

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