Currently Available Violence Against Women Training Courses

VAW Training Hub Courses

These courses are self-paced, meaning you can start and finish the course at your own pace, and re-visit at any time. Each course has a quiz and you will be awarded a badge for completing the

  • Risk Assessment and Safety Planning
  • Technology and Safety Planning
  • Harm Reduction for VAW Counsellors and Advocates
  • Foundations of VAW (Intersectional Feminist Approaches, VAW Practice Ethics, Self-Reflective Practice, Portfolio Building, Survivor Inclusion, and Record Keeping).

Webinars and Videos

Recorded webinars and videos produced by OAITH on various topics are available for viewing at your own schedule.  Some videos include discussion guides so you can work through issues with colleagues, fellow students or on your own.

Voices of Women from Diverse Communities

  • Voices of Women from the Trans* Community
  • Criminalization of Aboriginal Women
  • Understanding Forced Marriage
  • Sex Work and Harm Reduction
  • Migrant Sex Workers, Shelters, and the Harm of Anti-Trafficking Efforts

Counselling and Shelter Work Strategies

  • Working with Moms and their Kids in VAW Shelters
  • Feminist Anti-Violence Counselling Techniques
  • Working Together – Case Studies for shelter workers (with discussion guide)

Mental Health and Addictions

  • Mental Health – A Feminist Perspective (with discussion guide)
  • Safe for All – Applying Harm Reduction Strategies to VAW work (with discussion guide)