Month: June 2014

Luke’s Place Launches Our Training Website

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Luke’s Place has launched a training website for service providers who support women abuse survivors: Workers who participate in many of our in-person trainings will gain access to further resources on this online space. The site will also host

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Supporting Survivors By Supporting Staff

Luke`s Place Legal Director Pamela Cross presented an After She Leaves workshop to frontline staff who attended the 2014 WomanACT Supporting Survivors by Supporting Staff conference in Toronto in March. Participants ranked this workshop the highest of those offered at

Luke’s Place presents at international conference

When the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts held its annual international conference in Toronto in May, Luke’s Place Legal Director, Pamela Cross, long-time Luke’s Place supporter, Whitby lawyer Donna Babbs and Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic Executive Director, Amanda Dale

Luke’s Place webinar: Understanding the intersections and conflicts among family, criminal and immigration law

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Many women who have left abusive relationships find themselves involved in several, sometimes conflicting, legal systems. This webinar examines family, criminal and immigration law from this perspective, with a focus on gaps and conflicts, so frontline workers can better support

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Information About Victim Impact Statements

Many women find themselves involved in criminal as well as family court. Women whose partners have been found guilty of a criminal charge related to abuse may wish to complete a Victim Impact Statement. A recent webinar on Your Legal

Crown Conference

Luke`s Place Legal Director speaks to DV Crowns In February, Luke`s Place Legal Director, Pamela Cross, spoke at the provincial meeting of Domestic Violence Crowns and VWAP leads. She and Mohammed Baobaid of London`s Muslim Resource Centre for Social Support