Updates


We are currently recruiting research participants for the following projects:

Responding to Women Who Experience Intimate Partner Violence in Rural Municipalities Across the Prairies 

We would like female victims/survivors to participate in an interview (in-person or by phone). To be eligible to participate, an individual must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older,
  • Have experienced intimate partner violence (within the last 10 years),
  • Have been living in a rural area during your experiences of violence, and
  • No longer be living with your abusive/violent partner

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Examining the Nature & Context of Intimate Partner Violence in 2SLGBTQ+ Communities

In partnership with Sagesse Domestic Violence Prevention Society, researchers at the University of Calgary are conducting a study to examine the nature and context of intimate partner violence within 2SLGBTQ+ communities. We are interested in talking to victims/survivors about their experiences seeking help and the barriers that existed in relation to accessing these services.

Criteria for participation includes the following:

  • Over the age of 18 years
  • Experienced violence in a domestic relationship within the last 10 years (2010-2020)
  • Identification with the 2SLGBTQ+ community
  • Currently in a safe situation free from violence

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RESOLVE Network Newsletter Winter 2020

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Accounting for Context: Understanding the Experiences of Racially and Ethnically Diverse Boys to Inform Gender Transformative Healthy Relationships...

Full Title: Accounting for Context: Understanding the Experiences of Racially and Ethnically Diverse Boys to Inform Gender Transformative Healthy Relationships Promotion Programming

By: Caroline Claussen

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What front-line domestic violence workers know: An assessment of the level of general knowledge about mild traumatic brain injuries caused by...

Full Title: What front-line domestic violence workers know: An assessment of the level of general knowledge about mild traumatic brain injuries caused by domestic violence 

By: Adriana Fernandez-Parra & Dr. Dawn McBride

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Experiences of Albertan Families with Young Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Authors: Dr. Sheila McDonald, Dr. Sarah Edwards, Dr. Erin Hetherington, Dr. Nicole Racine, Melissa Mueller (MSc), Dr. Brae Anne McArthur, Dr. Sheri Madigan, Dr. Deborah Dewey, Dr. Gerald Geisbrecht, Dr. Nicole Letourneau, Dr. Suzanne Tough

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Highlighting a Tertiary Family Violence Prevention Program – Men’s Counselling Service of the Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter

By: Gillian Weaver-Dunlop

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Why aren’t we using emotionally focused family therapy to help families impacted by situational couple violence?

By: Rosalie Paquette & Dr. Dawn McBride

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Intimate Partner Violence and Men as Victims

By: Dr. Amy Bender and Dr. Robbie Babins-Wagner

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The Multi-Faces of IPV Across the Prairie Provinces: Men as Victims

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Lana Whiskeyjack featured Cree Artwork: An Exploration of 13 Moons Calendar

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View Lana Whiskeyjack's bio

One in three Canadian youth experiences adolescent dating violence: study

By: Deinera Exner-Cortens

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Ending Violence Association of Canada and Anova Launch Report on Findings from National Survey Graphic

Ending Violence Association of Canada and Anova Launch Report on Findings from National Survey

Pandemic meets Pandemic: Understanding the Impacts of COVID-19 on Gender-Based Violence Services and Survivors in Canada

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Current articles in the media related to RESOLVE's work and research.

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Divorce Act update will help protect children...

Full article title: Divorce Act update will help protect children, mothers from violence and coercive control

Date: July 26th, 2021

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‘This is my survivor love letter’: University campaign...

Full article title: ‘This is my survivor love letter’: University campaign aims to change the culture around sexual violence.

Date: May 27th, 2021.

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New collaboration helps women escape domestic violence

Full article title: New collaboration helps women escape domestic violence

About: Social work researcher Lana Wells leads 'game-changing' Alberta project bringing together 300 community agencies and leading-edge big data company

Date: January 26th, 2021

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Click here to read about Shift's Response to COVID-19.

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Social work researcher to help create national plan...

Full article title: Social work researcher to help create national plan to stop violence against women

Date: December 2nd, 2020

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Learn more about Dr. Lana Wells

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Calgary Urban Project Society: "Contributing to Research"

Full article title: Contributing to Research

Date: September 29th, 2020

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CUPS Calgary

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Two UCalgary Nursing faculty announced as Fellows in...

Full Article Title: Two UCalgary Nursing faculty announced as Fellows in American Academy of Nursing 

Date: August 12th, 2020

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How Twitch viewers helped police narrow down the location...

Full Article Title: How Twitch viewers helped police narrow down location of possible child abuser in just hours

(January 17th, 2020)

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Past Articles

Click here to view a list of all the articles in the media related to RESOLVE's work and research.

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The Outside Circle

The Outside Circle
A Graphic Novel

Patti LaBoucane-Benson
Art by Kelly Mellings

Winner, CODE’s 2016 Burt Award for First Nation, Inuit and Métis Literature

In this important graphic novel, two Aboriginal brothers surrounded by poverty, drug abuse, and gang violence, try to overcome centuries of historic trauma in very different ways to bring about positive change in their lives.

Read more about the book here

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The Road (2020)

“The Road” was written by young urban Indigenous girls (Stardale Women’s Group) and is a tribute to the interpretation of MMIW and how the public views Indigenous women.

It received an award for Best Short Film from the Montreal Independent Film Festival and can be viewed at www.theroadfilm.ca. It is about 14 mins in length.

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