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Barbra Schlifer Clinic Announced as an OECM Supplier Partner

Toronto, Ontario: July 27, 2022 – Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic is proud to announce that Interpreter Services Toronto is collaborating with OECM (Ontario Education Collaborative Market) as a new Category B – interpretation services Supplier...

2022 Spirit of Barbra Schlifer Award Recipients

Lise Martin and Dr. Jennifer Kagan Announced as the2022 Spirit of Barbra Schlifer Award Recipients Award acknowledges the commitment of women and gender-diverse people committed to protecting the right of survivors Toronto: May 26, 2022 – Barbra...

Risk Identification and Safety Assessment (RISA) Tool Website Launch: RISA Resources Now Available for Service Providers

Toronto, ON, May 15th, 2024. We are excited to announce that our RISA website is now live! Released this Fall by Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic, the Risk Identification and Safety Assessment (RISA) tool was developed for frontline service providers working with...

2024 Spirit of Barbra Schlifer Award Recipients

Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic Honours Carla Neto and Kirsten Mercer with 2024 Spirit of Schlifer Award    Toronto, ON, April 16, 2024 - The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic proudly announces the recipients of the 2024 Spirit of Barbra Schlifer Award: Carla...

Risk Assessment and Safety Planning Tool for survivors of gender-based violence released by the Barbra Schlifer Clinic

Informed by a 3-year community-based research study, the online tool will be available to service providers across Canada to help them assess the risks of violence faced by survivors and to enhance safety planning.   Toronto, Ontario - Released this fall by the...

Decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in the case of Ahluwalia v Ahluwalia released today

Toronto, Ontario: July 7, 2023 - Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic is encouraged by the Ontario Court of Appeal’s recognition that “it is axiomatic that intimate partner violence must be recognized, denounced and deterred” and that “society, the legislature, and...