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PVSBC Resource: Supporting Survivors in the Aftermath of Traumatic Death Best Practices

Supporting Survivors in the Aftermath of Traumatic Death Best Practices This document has been developed to serve as a best practice guide to supplement resources police-based victim services programs may currently be using. PVSBC wishes to thank Lau...

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COVID-19 Fraud Awareness

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Police Victim Services of BC wants to remind the public to remain vigilant and be on the lookout for ongoing frauds. Fraudsters are creative and want to profit from uncertainties, misinformation and fears. Protect ...

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Employment Opportunity – Member Services Project Manager

To further Police Victim Services of BC’s (PVSBC) goals of proactively advocating and representing the interests of the police-based victim services sector across the Province, PVSBC has created a Member Services Project Manager position.  The ini...

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From the ED Desk Update

On July 28 Karyn French, Board President; Barbara Vincent, Board Member Municipal Police Victim Services Programs and Ian Batey, Executive Director held a conference call with Minister Franworth, Deputy Minister Seiben, Assistant Deputy Minister Ande...

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Congratulating Tracy Porteous on the Receiving Order of BC

Karyn French, Board President of Police Victim Services British Columbia (PVSBC) extended congratulations to Tracy Porteous, Executive Director of Ending the Violence British Columbia on her appointment to the Order of British Columbia. Karyn on beha...

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Return to Operations – WorkSafe BC Community Services, Residential and Non Residential Protocols

Good afternoon Police Victim Services of BC Members and Associates: The Province of British Columbia has released additional Information Protocols for employers and employees on how best to plan for operations to return to the worksite, for the Commu...

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Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative

The Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations (CDHPIVP) is a 5-year research project, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. This initiative will identify and enhance effective ...

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Learning Resources

A Learning Resources page has been created to provide links to free and low cost learning opportunities on topics related to victimization, trauma, and mental well-being....

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Presentation to the Greater Victoria Chiefs of Police

A copy of the presentation made to the Greater Victoria Chiefs of Police on May 7, 2020 has been posted to the From the Executive Director’s Desk page...

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Victim Rights in Canada – Canadian Police Knowledge Network Course

The Canadian Police Knowledge Network is offering a FREE 1-hour course on for frontline officers and other public safety officials on CVBR / Victim Rights in Canada – https://www.cpkn.ca/en/course/victims-rights-in-canada. Victim Rights in Cana...

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