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Aboriginal Justice Workers complete training to help address domestic violence among offenders

2014_AJW2_Grad-650x300Commemorative photo of Aboriginal Justice Workers who attended the graduation of the program enabling them to facilitate the Respectful Relationships Program. (Submitted photo; story by Richard Chu)

 

More than two dozen Aboriginal Justice Workers from throughout B.C. and Canada’s North recently completed an intensive eight-day training session learning how to facilitate the Respectful Relationships Program that aims to address domestic violence among offenders.

The intensive eight-day program held at the Justice Institute of British Columbia’s (JIBC) New Westminster campus was sponsored by BC Corrections in partnership with the Federal Department of Justice under the auspices of the Aboriginal Justice Strategy. It is one of several offender intervention programs operated by BC Corrections. read more »