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Online Panel Discussion – Domestic Violence in the Climate of COVID-19 Members Only
May 27, 2020 Zoom Meeting 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM No cost. Open to BCACC members only

Domestic Violence in the Climate of COVID-19: An Online Panel Discussion 

Please join us in the conversation!

BCACC Members, we hope you will be able to join us for this interesting and informative webinar on the climate of domestic violence during COVID-19.  BCACC is so grateful to have the following panelists taking part in this conversation, and we look forward to bringing this webinar to you on May 27th, 2020.

Please note:  This webinar will be recorded and made available to all members.


Maureen McEvoy, RCC (IMAGO Vancouver), Trauma Educator
Maureen has been working in the field of trauma and anti-violence for 30 years. She has written several books and articles including Balancing conflicting interests: A counsellor’s guide to the legal process (2013) and Best Practices Manual for Stopping the Violence Counselling Programs (2006) with Maggie Ziegler.


Tracy Porteous, RCC; Executive Director, Ending Violence Association of British Columbia
Tracy first became involved in the anti–violence field over 30 years ago as a crisis line volunteerEVA BC is a provincial association that supports over 220 anti-violence programs across BC who specialize in responding to sexual and domestic violence, child abuse and stalking.


Kristi Yuris, Program Manager, Community Coordination for Women’s Safety (CCWS), EVA BC.
Kristi has worked in the feminist anti-violence and legal advocacy communities for over 20 years.

Susan Robinson, Regional Domestic Violence Unit (Saanich/Victoria)
Sue Robinson has worked in the field of Family Violence for over 30 years. She has worked as a Transition House Counsellor, in Seniors Second Stage Housing, delivered public education and training, facilitated men’s treatment programs and most recently become a subject matter expert on strangulation in domestic violence. For the past 15 years she has worked as a community-based Victim Support Worker, in the courthouse for 5 years and since 2010 as a founding member of the Regional Domestic Violence Unit based out of the Saanich Police Department.


Elana Ilott, BCACC Communications Coordinator
Niki Campbell, BCACC Education Coordinator


Date:      Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Time:      3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Registration:  Pre-registration is required.  Open to all BCACC members.
Registration Deadline:    Monday May 25, 2020.
Format:   “Zoom” Meeting. A separate email will be sent to confirmed registrants containing the information for joining the webinar.

   No Cost.

Should you encounter a problem with registering please contact Janine Toombs at for assistance.