Alberta dating violence

20 Apr

The Court is required to “ensure the greatest possible protection of the child’s physical, psychological and emotional safety” and consider all the child’s needs and circumstances, including any family violence.

A definition of family violence is provided at sub-section 18(3).

(PAFVA) contains provisions for obtaining a Protection Order as well as offence provisions for breaching an Order.

There are provisions for emergency orders (section 2) as well as Queen’s Bench orders (section 10).

The or with notice, giving a spouse exclusive possession of the matrimonial home, directing that a spouse be evicted from the matrimonial home, and/or restraining a spouse from entering or attending at or near the matrimonial home (section 19).

Other than preventing a spouse from entering, visiting, or being in the matrimonial home, the Court has no jurisdiction under the MPA to limit the conduct or contact (including harassing phone calls made to the matrimonial home) between the spouses.

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In particular, we work with schools to promote the neglected R (for relationships) and help build this Fourth R in school climates.

Fourth R initiatives use best practice approaches to target multiple forms of violence, including bullying, dating violence, peer violence, and group violence.

The WDYT™ Program also includes a Staff/Teacher Information Session and a Parent Information Session, each approx. Parental consent is required for children to take part in this program.

Please visit view a video covering the outcomes of the program.