The RCMP and Chrysalis House present:
Engaging Men and Boys in Ending Violence against Women and Girls
March 25th & 26th, 2015
Louis Millet Community Complex, New Minas, Nova Scotia
With the goal of educating police and enhancing their understanding of Engaging Men and Boys in Ending Violence against Women and Girls the RCMP collaborated with Chrysalis House on an exciting learning opportunity.
With a focus on youth engagement, this two day conference provided the attendees with a toolkit binder that has exercises and activities that can be used to engage youth and the community.
There were opportunities to practice the exercises and adapt them to your target audiences. The information tools provided enhanced the attendees’ ability to reduce and prevent gender based violence in the community.
Bruce Dienes, Ph.D., coordinator for the Engaging Men and Boys in Ending Violence against Women and Girls project, was be the lead facilitator. Bruce has a background in Community Psychology and has worked with groups of men for over 30 years. He has taught courses on Perspectives on Masculinity at the University of Illinois and at Mount Saint Vincent University.
The Curriculum Guide that was used at the training can be downloaded here: Outside the Box