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Canadian Victims Bill of Rights now in force

On July 23, 2015 the new Canadian Victims Bill of Rights (CVBR) and related legislative amendments came into force. The CVBR standardizes rights for victims to information, protection, participation, restitution, and ensures a complaint process is...

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Disaster Psychosocial Conference, Vancouver, March 21-23 2016

DPS 2016 Conference – Flyer The conference will provide a forum for plenary presentations, breakout sessions and discussion on psychosocial considerations including: Exchanging knowledge of informed psychosocial practise Training and education ...

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Together – BC Collaborates to Stop Sexual & Domestic Violence

SAVE THE DATE!  DECEMBER 9 & 10, 2015 Join us for a joint training forum, developed for those who respond to sexual and domestic violence. HOSTED BY BC Association Chiefs of Police BC Society of Transition Houses Ending Violence Association &hel...

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PVSBC Insights – Summer 2015 Issue Now Available

The Summer 2015 issue of PVSBC’s quarterly newsletter PVSBC Insights is now available.   PVSBC Insights – 2015 Summer...

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June is PTSD Awareness Month

According to the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), nearly 90% of Americans report having experienced a traumatic event during their lifetime. It is estimated that about 9% of people who experience a traumatic event develop PTSD.  Throughout ...

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BCCPA & PVSBC Joint Annual Golf Tournament

Registration is now open for the Joint Annual BC Crime Prevention Association and Police Victim Services of BC Golf Tournament.  Come join us on June 20th for a day of fun on the greens at the Westwood Plateau Executive 12-hole … Continue rea...

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For Immediate Release – Celebrating 30 Years

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF SUPPORTING VICTIMS OF CRIME AND TRAUMA Police Victim Services of BC Annual Training Symposium Burnaby, BC, May 8, 2015 — 175 police victim services workers and volunteers from across British Columbia will be gathering at the...

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Zero Tolerance Training Session For Police Victim Services and Crime Prevention Practitioners

Registration has now opened for an upcoming Zero Tolerance Training Session.  Learn about respectful conduct in the workplace and preventing violence in the workplace.   Registration Form: Zero Tolerance Training Session – BCCPA PVS Jun 24 2...

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Community Safety and Crime Prevention Awards Nominations

Each year the Ministry of Justice recognizes individuals, groups, and programs that have made outstanding contributions to crime prevention and community safety. As in previous years, the Ministry of Justice Community Safety and Crime Prevention Awar...

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Delta Burnaby Hotel Conference Rate – Book by April 15

Book your Symposium accommodations by April 15, 2015 at the following Delta Burnaby Hotel link to receive the Conference Rate for your room: https://www.deltahotels.com/Groups/Delta-Burnaby-Groups/PVSBC-2015-Conference...

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