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CCWS Past Training Sessions

Prince Rupert Regional ICAT Training; Working Together to Respond Collaboratively to Highest Risk Domestic Violence; October 27, 2020: A regional one-day training was delivered in partnership with the RCMP for workers in Prince Rupert and the surrounding areas. Communities in attendance included Terrace, Smithers, Hazelton and New Hazelton. In total, there were twenty-four (24) participants from a range of sectors, including RCMP, Victim Services, MCFD and outreach services.

Robson Valley Third Party Reporting Training, October 28, 2020: A full one-day training was delivered in partnership with the RCMP for protocol partners and referral sources on Third Party Reporting. Agencies from McBride and Valemount attended, including sixteen (16) staff from Robson Valley Community Services, RCMP, Police Based Victim Services, Northern Health and BC Ambulance Services.

Hope/Chilliwack ICAT Training; Working Together to Respond Collaboratively to Highest Risk Domestic Violence; November 3 & 4, 2020: A regional one-day training was delivered in partnership with the RCMP E-Division for staff in the Upper Fraser Valley Region. Communities in attendance included Hope, Chilliwack, and the surrounding areas. In total, there were forty-four (44) participants from a range of sectors, including RCMP, Victim Services, MCFD, Indigenous serving organizations, Community Corrections, Transition House Services and Mental Health Services.

Northwest (Hazelton/Smithers/Nass Valley) ICAT Training: Working Together to Respond Collaboratively to Highest Risk Domestic Violence; January 13, 2021:  A one-day training was delivered in partnership with the RCMP E-Division for agencies in the Northwest region on Interagency Case Assessment Teams. Forty-eight (48) individuals attended the training, including service providers from Northern Society of Domestic Peace, Police-Based Victim Services, RCMP, Community Corrections, Northern Health, MCFD and Indigenous serving organizations.

Cariboo/North: ICAT Training: Working Together to Respond Collaboratively to Highest Risk Domestic Violence; January 18, 19 2021: ICAT training was provided to service providers in the Quesnel and Prince George area over two half-days. Twenty-two (22) participants attended, including representatives from CBVS, PBVS, RCMP, MCFD, Northern Health, Amata Transition House, Cariboo-Chilcotin Tribal Council and the BC Schizophrenia Society.

South Okanagan ICAT Training: Working Together to Respond Collaboratively to Highest Risk Domestic Violence: January 26, 28, 2021:  CCWS, in partnership with RCMP E-Division delivered ICAT training to thirty-six (36) participants from across the South Okanagan, including from the communities of Penticton, Osoyoos, Oliver and Keremeos. Represented agencies included SOWINS, MCFD, Okanagan Nation, PBVS, RCMP, Lower Similkameen Indian Band and Community Corrections.

West Kootenays ICAT Training: ICAT Training: Working Together to Respond Collaboratively to Highest Risk Domestic Violence, February 8, 9, 2021: In partnership with the RCMP E-Division, CCWS delivered an ICAT training to twenty-seven (27) participants in the West Kootenay area, including service providers in Nelson and Trail. Agencies in attendance included CBVS, RCMP, MCFD, Community Corrections, Interior Health, Nelson Community Services, Aimee Beaulieu Transition House and Nelson Police.

Salt Spring Island ICAT Training: Working Together to Respond Collaboratively to Highest Risk Domestic Violence, February 23, 2021: Twenty-three (23) participants from Salt Spring Island attended ICAT training delivered by CCWS in partnership with RCMP E-Division. Participant agencies included the RCMP, PBVS and Salt Spring Community Services.

Richmond ICAT Training: Working Together to Respond Collaboratively to Highest Risk Domestic Violence. March 9, 2021: Twenty-one (21) participants attended an ICAT training from the Richmond area delivered by CCWS in partnership with RCMP E-Division. Attendees included representatives from MCFD, RCMP, PBVS, MSDPR, Chimo Community Services, Richmond Hospital, Vancouver Coastal Health and Family Services of Greater Vancouver.

Abbotsford ICAT Training: Working Together to Respond Collaboratively to Highest Risk Domestic Violence, March 16, 17, 2021: Eighteen (18) participants attended an ICAT training from the Richmond area delivered by CCWS in partnership with RCMP E-Division.

General Third Party Reporting Training, March 22, 2021: A full one-day training was delivered in partnership with the RCMP for protocol partners and referral sources on Third Party Reporting. There were 40 participants.

Williams Lake ICAT Training: Working Together to Respond Collaboratively to Highest Risk Domestic Violence, March 24, 2021: Twenty (20) participants attended ICAT training delivered by CCWS in partnership with RCMP E-Division. Agencies represented included RCMP, MCFD, Community Corrections, AXIS Family Resources and Canadian Mental Health Association.

Mental Health, Substance Use, and Intimate Partner Violence Training, March 29, 30 2021: This workshop was presented by Dr. Randy Kropp and Dr. Stephen Hart from Protect International Risk and Safety Services.  This workshop provided information on mental health, personality disorders, association of relevant symptoms with IPV risk, and implications for managing risk and safety planning. Eighty-one (81) participants attended this training.

General ICAT Training: Working Together to Respond Collaboratively to Highest Risk Domestic Violence, April 1, 2021: 
This training focused on providing more information on ICAT to those who who were unable to attend a recent ICAT training in their community; are new to their role; and/or want to learn more about ICAT. Seventy-five (75) participants attended ICAT training delivered by CCWS in partnership with RCMP E-Division.