Online Modules


The Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children offers training through preventative and awareness education-focused modules. The following is a list of current trainings available to the public. For more information on training, please contact


This course has been designed as a support for anyone who is concerned about people who experience intimate partner violence. Whether it is information you are seeking for yourself or because you are concerned about someone you know, it is our hope that you will find the content you need to feel supported and to take action.

Updated September 2023


These online micro-learning modules provide a survivor-centered approach to understanding and responding effectively to sexual harassment and violence at work. Developed specifically for federally regulated workplaces, this training will increase everyone’s awareness of sexual harassment and violence, who is at greater risk, and its impacts on individuals and workplaces. Participants will gain an understanding of their roles, responsibilities, and rights under the Canada Labour Code.



This course emphasizes the importance of collaboration for effective risk assessment and management. Through scenario-based learning, participants will learn how to identify high-risk situations and how to collaborate with other organizations and services to ensure that situations are appropriately monitored and risk is managed.

Updated December 2020





Document, Monitor, Collaborate offers an introduction to domestic violence risk assessment, risk management and safety planning for professionals in social work and social services, education, health, and union settings. This one hour course focuses on identifying warning signs and risk factors for domestic violence, having a conversation with a person you may be concerned about, and learning about when to reach out to other resources for collaboration and support. A certificate will be provided upon completion.

Updated March 2021

Many work places struggle as they try to develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent and address domestic violence in the workplace. This training will help to prepare everyone in the workplace to recognize, respond and refer when workers are experiencing domestic violence. These are key components of professional development for all members of any workplace environment.

Updated September 2021



This is an engaging, interactive online training that provides insight and guidance for both individual practice and institutional practice to provide better responses to survivors of sexual violence. The training will prepare people in a wide range of roles and positions, including faculty, administrative staff, residence, housing and facilities staff, financial services staff, counselling and accessibility support staff and faculty, international student recruiters and support staff, Indigenous services staff, health and wellness teams, and managers to provide supportive trauma and violence informed responses to disclosures of sexual violence.

Updated September 2020
















This training has been developed to assist those working in the law enforcement, social work, and education sectors to develop effective responses to victims/survivors who report or disclose experiences of sexual violence. Participates will learn how to provide effective first responses to a report or disclosure of sexual violence through scenario based learning. Effective first responses are critical to sustain support and intervention from that point forward.

Updated November 2022