Intimate Partner Violence

The Globe and Mail article: To end violence against women, Canada needs to focus on men
Elizabeth Renzetti, Molly Hayescrime & Tavia Grant, Published May 13, 2022 (Updated May 16, 2022)

The Journeys to Hope & Healing Podcast
S3 E5: Parental Alienation ft. Laurie Anderson, Cindy Marshall and Diana Lowe

Changing the Narrative from Parental Alienation, to Resist-Refuse Dynamics (June 1 2022) (PDF)
June 1, 2022

Preventing Domestic Violence in Alberta: A Cost Savings Perspective (PDF)
Lana Wells, Casey Boodt & Herb Emery, The School of Public Policy Research Papers (University of Calgary), Volume 5, Issue 17, June 2012

– Family Violence

Impact: is a province-wide collective impact initiative aimed at eradicating family and sexual violence.

Sagesse: is a domestic violence organization, which also provides the Backbone support for Impact. Sagesse has established domestic violence screening, which mediators, lawyers and other family law professionals can access. This is a process where clients complete a questionnaire, a Sagesse clinical team member reviews the responses, assesses the risk level of domestic violence and power dynamics, and clients receive a follow-up letter or phone call. For more information contact or by phone at 403-234-7337

Safe-at-Home Pilot: This is an innovative program aimed at keeping women and children in the family home (with supports), while providing temporary housing, programs and supports for men who have used family violence. Information about the Safe at Home pilot is available online at: