Regina: 3 Domestic Violence Shelter Job Postings

Regina Transition House Domestic Violence Counsellor (Full-time Night Shift): http://saskjobs.ca/jsp/joborder/detail.jsp?job_order_id=641247 SOFIA House Children’s Program Worker: http://saskjobs.ca/jsp/joborder/detail.jsp?job_order_id=641159 SOFIA House Family Support Shelter Worker: http://saskjobs.ca/jsp/joborder/detail.jsp?job_order_id=641158

Government of Saskatchewan: Province Continues Support for Victims of Violence and Abuse

From www.saskatchewan.ca/government/news-and-media/2015/april/02/support-for-victims-of-violence Released on April 2, 2015 Programs that help Saskatchewan victims of interpersonal violence and abuse will receive more than $11 million this fiscal year. “These organizations make a vital contribution to the safety of Saskatchewan’s citizens and families,” Justice Minister and Attorney General Gordon Wyant said.  “We are pleased to continue funding these community-based […]

Today (April 2): Justice for Cindy Gladue

The verdict of not-guilty for the man who killed Cindy Gladue, an Aboriginal woman in Edmonton, has sparked outrage across Canada and beyond.  Rallies are taking place across the country on Thursday, April 2nd to call for justice for Cindy Gladue. With approximately 1200 Indigenous women missing or murdered in Canada, Cindy Gladue’s murder further […]

May 12- Regina: Understanding First Responders Impact on Victims

The Greystone Bereavement Centre in partnership with the Saskatchewan Hospice Palliative Care Association is presenting a workshop on May 12th in Regina, Understanding First Responders’ Impact on Victims’ Trauma: Developing A Healthy Victim Interaction Strategy.  This workshop explores the impact of first responders on the mental health of victims immediately after a traumatic event. The […]

Abuse of Older Adults- It’s Not Right! Conference

“It’s Not Right! Changing Attitudes, Changing Responses” Conference will be held on May 4-5 in Toronto.  This dynamic event will explore a pan-Canadian approach to engaging citizens as first responders to address violence and abuse against older adults. International expert and innovator Alan Berkowitz will speak about changing social norms using a bystander approach. Peter Jaffe and Barb MacQuarrie will lead […]

April 7 + 14: Webinar- Workplace Response to Domestic Violence

Western Education’s Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women & Children is hosting a one-hour webinar, “Is your workplace prepared to respond to domestic violence?” hosted by Margaret MacPherson. The webinar is designed for Administrators, Supervisors, Managers, Human Resources Personnel, Health & Safety Reps, Security Staff, Union Leaders, Labour Reps and Business Owners. The webinar […]

STOPS to Violence 2015 Spring Gathering- April 20 & 21, 2015

STOPS to Violence will come together to celebrate National Victims of Crime Awareness week and explore solutions to interpersonal violence and abuse in our communities.  This event will provide you with the opportunity to meet other people from across the province and learn about their work, share your own successes and challenges and discuss issues, trends […]

Global News: Changes to domestic violence legislation

Changes to domestic violence legislation aim to better help women, children By Raquel Fletcher, Global News, March 17, 2015 Click here to see the story, with video. REGINA – Between 400 and 500 reports of domestic violence cross the desks at Family Service Regina every month. Many of the victims are women with children. Amendments […]