Author(s): Interval House Hamilton & Niagara
This one hour, online training was developed by Interval House Hamilton & Niagara. It examines the Children’s Aid Society and Violence Against Women collaborative agreement; dynamics of abuse; relationship violence; risk assessment; signs of safety; engagement and assessment with men who are abusive, mothers, and children; and guiding practices with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis families. It was developed to assist CAS and VAW workers in collaborating and support families experiencing violence. It is accompanied by the booklet Critcal Connections: Where Woman Abuse and Child Safety Intersect A Practical Guide for Child Welfare Professionals in Ontario (http://www.oacas.org/pubs/critical_connections.pdf).