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 upon completion of the course.  The following courses are available in French:

1.  Intermediate Foundations of VAW

2.  Improving Access to Gender-Based Violence Services: Communicating with Survivors With Disabilities or Who Are Deaf

3.  Moving Towards Trans Inclusive Shelter and Housing

4.  Sexual Violence, The Law and Legal Options

5.  Intimate Partner Sexual Violence

6.  Responding to Survivors of Sexual Violence from Immigrant and Refugee Communities 

7. Preventing and Responding to Violence Against Older Women

8. Risk Assessment and Safety Planning with Older Women Who've Experieinced Abuse

9. Risk Assessment and Safety Planning with Infants, Children and Youth

10. The Neurobiology of Gender-Based Violence Across The Lifespan

11. Taking Action in Our Spheres of Influence: Intersectional Anti-Racism/Anti-Oppression Gender Based Violence

12. Gender-Based Violence, Technology and Safety

13. Understanding & Applying Harm Reduction Approaches Within Gender-Based Violence Work

Below you will find a Learning Outline for each course offered through OAITH's Online Training Hub

Core Courses

Reducing Barriers to Service

Supporting Survivors of Sexual Violence

Working With Women Who are Older

Working With Infants, Children and Youth

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)