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Guiding Systemic Responses to Survivors of Gender-Based Violence Through Risk Assessment: A Survivor-Centric Approach

The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic

The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic is the only Clinic of its kind in Canada, providing specialized services for women and gender-diverse people who have experienced violence.

The Clinic is developing a new resource to help increase safety for survivors of gender-based violence (GBV). We invite people with lived experiences of GBV to participate in a research interview.

The focus of the interviews is to learn how service providers can better assist survivors in planning for their safety and assessing their level of risk.

Interview details:

  • Interviews can be conducted by phone or on zoom. will take one hour to complete (the interviewer will be available for up to two hours for any participants who require a longer session).
  • Participants will be offered a $50 gift card to thank them for their time.
    Interviews can be in the language participants are comfortable speaking. The Clinic can arrange for an interpreter.
  • Participation is voluntary and confidential: participants can choose to skip any question or end their participation. No names or identifiers will be used in the research.

To participate in this study:

  • Participants must be at least 18-years-old and must identify as a person who has experienced domestic violence, intimate partner violence, or gender-based violence.
  • Participation is ideally suited for people who are not currently in a situation of GBV where there is moderate to high risk, as the researchers will not be providing counselling or support during the interview.

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