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  1. Connecting Virtually

    [Visions Article]

    In the last week of September 2006, 200 researchers, policy makers and service providers from across Canada met “virtually” in a webcast to hear about: ...

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  2. Police Victim Services

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    Police Victim Services of British Columbia is a non-profit association that enhances services to victims of crime and trauma by assisting and supporting frontline, police-based victim services programs. Our members include victim services program managers ...

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  3. Complex Interactions

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    Counsellors who work with survivors of violence are aware that many of their clients have issues of addiction and mental health. The relationship of trauma to addiction and mental health is complex and, to date, inadequately researched. ...

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  4. Editor's Message: Trauma and Victimization

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    There are two things I associate with trauma. Boxing Day 2005 watching a huge wall of water surge over people and buildings without much warning, I wondered how the people actually living through that tsunami would ever be able to look at the sea again wi ...

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  5. Psychological Trauma: A Common Problem

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    This special issue of Visions on trauma and victimization discusses trauma and its results in a variety of contexts (e.g., sexual abuse, car accidents, the workplace, the military and emergency workers). These articles, however, barely scratch the surface ...

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  6. Fleeing Abuse

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    More than 15,500 women in BC received emergency shelter and support when they left an abusive relationship in 2003/2004. 1 Recent research found that only 16% of women leaving an abusive relationship accessed transition houses or emergency shelters. 2 ...

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  7. Visions- Trauma and Victimization

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    PDF | Vol. 7, No. 2 (2007) The relationship between traumatizing events—including being a victim of crime—and mental health/illness is complex. The latest issue of Visions Journal on Trauma and Victimization looks at some of these complexities as well as ...

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