In Person Training

BC Society of Transition Houses develops and delivers in-person training tailored to the needs of anti-violence workers who work directly with women, children and youth experiencing violence.

You can print off a Training Passbook – Anti-violence Workers or Training Passbook – PEACE Program Counsellors to help you keep track of the training you have completed.

In Person Training

Reducing Barriers

Women who have experienced violence and who have mental health and substance use issues often face restricted access to transition and second stage houses and safe homes. As a result, those who are most vulnerable are at increased risk of homelessness and further violence. This in-person training focuses on considering ways to lower and reduce these barriers and is offered 4 times a year across BC.

For more information, please see the Reducing Barriers FAQ sheet.

Contact Information

This training is supported by BC Housing. Please contact training@bcsth.ca if you are interested in more information or details.

Reducing Barriers

This self-directed online course provides an introduction to understanding the causes, nature, effects and scope of violence against women generally and in Canada specifically.

The history of the transition housing and anti-violence advocates’ movement is explored. This course also outlines the principles of an intersectional feminist framework to provide some grounding assumptions for anti-violence work outlined in subsequent BCSTH courses and in-person training.

This course is a pre-requisite for all other BCSTH courses and/or training.

Contact Information

This training is supported by BC Housing. Please contact training@bcsth.ca if you are interested in more information or details.

Other Training Options

Discover the online, in-person and customized training options we offer, tailored to the needs of anti-violence workers.
A number of self-paced, self-directed online courses are available through BC Society of Transition Houses to support anti-violence workers in their professional development.
If you are interested in customized or fee-for-service training, please contact training@bcsth.ca
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