eLearning: Screening for Family Violence

Product Type: Advocacy Toolkit
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About Self-Paced eLearning
Easily accessible in a one to two-hour program, self-paced elearning provides video, quiz questions, and reference materials. The programs are available on demand for two weeks from your date of purchase. You work at your own pace, you control the video and question playback, and you can stop part way through and your answers are saved. These programs provide CPD credit for working on your own, at your own pace.

This Self-Paced eLearning course is beneficial for: Family lawyers and others interested in effectively screening clients for family violence.

Learning level: Fundamental

Section 8 of the Family Law Act requires lawyers to screen their clients for family violence. This course will help you prepare to meet that requirement. As a result of taking this course, you will become familiar with the basics of screening and you will learn how to ask the difficult questions. The course will also provide you with tactics for what to do if violence is disclosed, and will help you to more effectively conduct a case where there is family violence. 

Materials include screening tools, an ending violence safety plan, risk factors, and theories of family violence. 

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 1.5 hours which involves professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management

Carol W. Hickman, QC — Quay Law Centre, New Westminster
Jeffrey A. Rose, QC — Mortimer & Rose, Vancouver 


2-week Subscription: $150 (
includes reference materials)

CLEBC Program Lawyer
Meredith Woods

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