Rates of domestic violence in Canada have risen during the pandemic

“The lockdowns expose what many of us have known: that the most intimate spaces—homes—are not always safe places. With the rapid shift to virtual delivery, providers in the sector are exploring how to effectively deliver virtual trauma-focused interventions, such as digital tools for safety planning and mental health crisis counselling, and to ensure client safety in the virtual environment,” said Montesanti, who is also a scientist at the Centre for Healthy Communities and a member of the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute.

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