Family Violence Prevention Prevention Month
It's up to all of us to work to end family violence and help spread the word about the resources available to people who may be experiencing it. To show your support for family violence prevention, wear purple this month and add the hashtags #WhereToTurn and #GoPurpleAB to your posts on social media.
If you or someone you know is affected by family violence, you can call the 24-hour Family Violence Info Line toll-free at 310-1818 to get help anonymously in more than 170 languages. More information on Family Violence Prevention Month and community events that are planned this month can be found at www.alberta.ca/EndFamilyViolence along with further information on this page.
Family Violence Prevention Month Community Awareness Webinar
November is Family Violence Prevention Month, and it’s up to all of us to work to end family violence and help spread the word about the resources available to people who may be experiencing it.
Join our FCSS Team, Beaumont RCMP and Leduc Region Victim Services for a community awareness webinar and Q&A to get to know more about the supports available locally. This event will be fully virtual via Zoom.
Date: Monday, November 29, 2021
Time: 6:30 p.m. with Q&A to follow the main presentation
Find the information you need to help identify, prevent and deal with abuse, family and domestic violence. You can share these documents and links with anyone. You can always reach out to the Family Violence Info Line as well at 310-1818.
12. Types of Abuse
Julie Lalonde: Out of the Shadows
Date: November 25
Time: 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. MST
Organizations: Fort Saskatchewan Family Violence Prevention
Details: Join public educator and survivor Julie S. Lalonde for a discussion on the reality of stalking and intimate partner violence in Canada. In this 3hr, interactive presentation, front line workers and advocates will learn about the root causes of intimate partner stalking, best practices for violence prevention and strategies for supporting victims.
Website and registration for this online event: click here
Family Violence Across the Lifespan Training:
Dates: November 30, December 2, 7 and 9
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. MST
Organizations: The Today Centre
Details: Family Violence Across the Lifespan is a 2-Day interactive and engaging training that gives service providers a basic understanding of family violence. Participants will learn about types of abuse, the cycle of abuse, dispel common family violence myths, and understand barriers, safety planning and how to respond to disclosures. Participants will also examine the impacts of family violence on children, seniors, newcomers, and those in LGBTQ+ relationships. This training aims to develop skills to identify, respond and support clients within their organization and community.
Website and Details: https://www.thetodaycentre.ca/training
Registration: Please contact 780-455-6880 or email@example.com for more information and to register.
Legal Rights and Information:
Details: We are proud to partner with the Edmonton Community Legal Centre to have one of their staff lawyers virtually present on legal rights and information pertaining to divorce.
Please note this session is for service users.