News from Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime
The Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime is a national, non-profit victim advocacy group that lobbies for victims' rights and effective justice reform. It offers resources and services to victims of crime across Canada. They provide a free, confidential, bilingual service.More information
Will the government address the unmet needs of crime victims in Canada in the upcoming federal Bill of Rights?
Help for people harmed by crime and violence is important enough that governments should fund the services victims need, not leave it to judges to order a surcharge or depend on offenders to pay their fines, say these authors.
Date October 25, 2010 to October 26, 2010
Participants at this workshop will learn gentle, straightforward, and effective interviewing skills for honouring victims' responses and resistance to violence, identifying offenders' pre-existing ability to act respectfully, and promoting positive social responses.