Shelter and Transition House Worker Training

Tech Safety Canada is providing free training for violence against women shelter and transition house workers across Canada. This training on technology-facilitated gender-based violence will include ways to support service users through safety planning, preservation of digital evidence, and legal remedies. Additional presentations by tech companies and tech experts will be offered.

Training dates will be added as they are confirmed.

Supporting Survivors Experiencing TFGBV

This foundational training on technology-facilitated gender-based violence was offered in the spring. It will include ways to support service users through safety planning, the preservation of digital evidence and practical strategies and resources to enhance safety.

Three rounds of provincial and territorial training have been completed.

Upcoming training dates available to all anti-violence workers:

In French:

  • Tuesday, October 17th, 2023 from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PST/12:30 pm -3:30 pm EST
  • Wednesday, October 25th, 2023 from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PST/12:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST
  • Thursday, February 8th, 2024 from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PST/12:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST

In English:

  • Thursday, September 28th, 2023 from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PST/12:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST
  • Tuesday, November 28th, 2023 from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PST/12:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST
  • Wednesday, January 24th, 2024 from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PST/12:30 am - 3:30 pm EST
  • Thursday, February 29th, 2024 from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PST/12:30 am - 3:30 pm EST
  • Thursday, March 19th, 2024 from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PST/12:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST

Contact rwong(a)endvaw.ca to register for a training.

Ongoing Learning Opportunities:

Legal Remedies for Technology-Facilitated Gender-Based Violence 2-part training series

These two one-hour webinars will provide an overview of the legal and non-legal options available to victims/survivors of technology-facilitated gender-based violence. Each webinar will provide an example of a common form of TFGBV, such as the non-consensual distribution of intimate images, extortion, location tracking or harassment, and discuss the various options available in those circumstances, including some of the benefits and barriers of each option.

Presenter Suzie Dunn, Assistant Professor in Law & Technology, Dalhousie University

Simultaneous French Interpretation will be offered.

Part 1: Wednesday November 15th, 2023: 10am-11am PST/ 1pm-2pm EST

Part 2: Wednesday November 22nd, 2023: 10am-11am PST/ 1pm-2pm EST

Fee-for-Service Training

Tech Safety Canada also offers training on a fee-for-service basis. Training topics are specific to supporters of survivors of technology-facilitated gender-based violence. If you are interested in fee-for-service training, please contact rwong(at)endvaw.ca.

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