For Professionals

Selected online learning resources related to responding to child abuse, sexual violence, childhood trauma, and more.

Online training about sexual violence and how to support someone who has survived it. Designed for service providers, friends, family members, neighbours, teachers, first responders, counselors, and anyone who is acting as a support person, or is concerned about sexual violence.

VisitSupporting Survivors of Sexual Violence

Free Canadian online training webinars for multidisciplinary professionals, hosted by BOOST Child and Youth Advocacy Centre.

Upcoming:Upcoming Webinars
Archived Boostforkids on YouTube

Free series of live and archived expert webinar lectures for multidisciplinary professionals who respond to child abuse.

Visit: EduNet

Free online education resources for multidisciplinary professionals from the National Children’s Advocacy Centre.

Visit: Online Training Catalog

This e-learning program is for anyone in a child serving organization or who interacts in a formal role with children and youth who may have been exposed to maltreatment. Developed by the Luna Child and Youth Advocacy Centre. Free, registration required.

VisitBeing Trauma Aware

This webinar helps participants learn how to use a trauma-informed perspective to better understand the relational, neurobiological and developmental impact of trauma on children and youth. The webinar helps participants to understand the patterns of children’s behaviour and to learn some practical tools to begin helping children to manage those behaviours. Created by New Directions in association with the Manitoba Trauma Information and Education Centre. Free, registration required.

(French closed captioning and ASL translation available)

VisitMaking Sense of Trauma

Information and resources on trauma and trauma-informed care, from the IWK Health Centre’s Trauma Informed Care team.

VisitYour Experiences Matter

Online education resources for multidisciplinary professionals about trauma from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN).

VisitNCTSN Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma

Resources and best practices on working with youth and children with problematic sexual behaviours, from the National Children’s Alliance.

Visit: Addressing Youth and Children with Problematic Sexual Behaviors