Self-directed online course : Race, Gendered Violence and the Rights of Women with Precarious Status
OCASI - Initiative to End Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is pleased to announce the upcoming self-directed online course on Race, Gendered Violence, and the Rights of Women with Precarious Status
About this Course
This 4-module course is developed to help front-line practitioners learn about how to better understand and meet the unique needs of women with precarious status who are facing gender-based violence.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Use trauma-informed and anti-oppression frameworks when supporting survivors with precarious immigration status.
- Present strategies for assisting and referring racialized women with precarious immigration status.
- Practice supporting survivors in navigating the eligibility requirements for benefits and social services based on their immigration status.
- Understand the broader legislative context of service provision, including the role of Access Without Fear policies and privacy legislation in supporting survivors with precarious immigration status.
Criteria for Participation:
This course is open to settlement workers and service providers who are working in or with the immigrant and refugee-serving sector across Ontario and who are willing to:
- Commit to approximately 2-4 hours of learning per week
- Engage in a weekly discussion forum
*The course is offered over a 5-week period to allow participants enough time to complete and receive a certificate. This is a self-directed online training, meaning you can go at your own pace and complete the modules whenever you can. Participants will receive access to the course on November 15th at 9:00 AM, and the course will close on December 13th at 5:00 PM.
For more information, please contact Maggie To at email@example.com