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Women's Advocate - Basic


5 Days

Women’s Advocate selected/elected after Advocate program has been bargained into the collective agreement

This 40-hour course is for Advocates who have been selected or elected under a bargained Women’s Advocate program. It is not open to the general membership. Training includes signs and symptoms of domestic violence and the Advocate’s role. Participants will develop awareness and skills in defining abuse, risk assessment, safety planning, effective communication, and suicide prevention. There are several role-playing scenarios as well as a visit to a women’s shelter.

Don’t see this course in your region?

For one-day and three-day courses, you can make a local union request by contacting the Education Department at or 416-718-8489. Please note that one-week courses only take place at our Unifor Education Centre in Port Elgin, ON.

For more courses in the Quebec region, please visit or contact the Education Department in Quebec at or 514-389-9223