This webinar series took place as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Our hope is that these presentations will encourage and equip faith leaders, pastors, and counsellors to respond to situations of domestic violence in their communities in ways that are prioritize safety, healing, and transformation.
Understanding Domestic Violence: Forms, Dynamics, and Myths
Presenters: Dr: Zita Somakoko, Breaking the Silence on Domestic Violence, Jaymie Friesen, Abuse Response and Prevention Coordinator MCC Manitoba
How to Support Women Experiencing Abuse
Presenter: Karen McAndless-Davis – Therapist, Co-Author of “When Love Hurts“
Please be sure to check out Karen’s website: WhenLoveHurts.ca and particularly the newly released Best Practices Guide and Curriculum:
Toward Change, Healing and Restoration – a model for communities/churches to follow in supporting both abusive and abused partners.
Working with Men Who Have Been Abusive
Presenter: Magi Cooper – Hakomi Therapist, Right Use of Power Trainer, Author of Respectful Futures Curriculum
Evolve Family Violence Counselling – Winnipeg, Klinic Community Health
Respectful Futures Curriculum – Shaping Healthy Relationships resources consist of six modules, which may be used in schools and the community with the various modules being delivered to all ages but with an age-relevant approach.