Integrated Approaches to Interpersonal Violence and Abuse
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This course better prepares students to work effectively in communities facing Indigenous domestic violence issues. Students use problem solving exercises and real life examples to build on their knowledge, competencies and skills. The focus is on how to work with the community and associated agencies in addressing interpersonal violence and abuse and developing reduction and prevention strategies.
Format and delivery
- Length of course
- 10 days
- Class size
- maximum 24 students
- Delivery setting
- Knowledge of Indigenous history and how it has contributed to interpersonal violence and abuse in the Indigenous communities.
- Understanding interpersonal violence and abuse from an Indigenous perspective, its causes and potential solutions and the similarities and differences of interpersonal violence and abuse in non-Indigenous communities.
- Understanding what is required for successful prosecutions and legal issues affecting Indigenous people.
- Ability to recognize resources in the community as well as relevant associated agencies necessary for developing an "integrated approach."
- Understanding how to develop a realistic and sustainable community action plan that responds to the capacity and is reflective of the student's individual police service, community and partners.
Eligibility and mandatory requirements
This course is offered to:
- police officers who work in communities currently experiencing significant interpersonal violence and abuse issues
- all law enforcement officers who have limited experience in drug investigations, whether they work in a plain clothes unit or are assigned to uniform duties
- police officers working in patrol, community or cultural relations, and domestic violence units
- government sponsored victim services workers.
- Acceptance or refusal in the course is at the discretion of the Canadian Police College.
- Success in the course is based on participation and completion of all required assignments.
- Various evaluation methods are used, including a group presentation on a mock community action plan and an individual written assignment (4-5 pages). The assignment focuses on the reduction and prevention of interpersonal violence and abuse in the student's own community.
- Re-testing or re-evaluation is conducted at the discretion of the course instructor
The graduates of the college's Integrated Approaches to Interpersonal Violence and Abuse course are eligible for credits toward specific graduate programs at Nicola Valley Institute of Technology and at Wilfrid Laurier University. For more information, please refer to the Transfer credits section.
For more details or other information about the course, please email PDCIP-CCPCPSPI@rcmp-grc.gc.ca or call 639-625-3525.
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