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How to Recognize Abuse When It “Doesn’t Bleed”? – Video Recording

Jan 02, 2023

Parents Quarrelling

One Voice: Responding to Domestic Violence in our Community

Convener: Cheryl Paige

Session 2: Wednesday, February 1, 2023 (10 a.m.to 11 a.m.)

Eva Karpati, Moderator

The One Voice speakers for session two helped participants recognize the signs of VAW and coercive control, as well as indications of trauma. Other areas that were addressed include:

  • Signs of trauma;
  • Common types of psychological and emotional abuse, including those which target seniors;
  • Patterns of behaviour that demonstrate coercive control and the vicious cycle of abuse;
  • Signs of trauma;
  • What healthy and equitable relationships look like;
  • Essential questions to ask of a suspected victim of domestic violence;
  • The importance of believing victims; and
  • What supportive responses look like.

The video recording of this virtual presentation can be viewed at:


REGISTER for Session 3: Community Response: How to Validate Victims

Wednesday, April 26, 2023 (10 a.m.to 11 a.m.)


The video recording of session one (Out of the Shadows: Empowering Awareness of Domestic Violence) can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/6qjrbapGeDY
For more information on session one, visit https://district23.rtoero.ca/out-of-the-shadows-empowering-awareness-of-domestic-violence/