are committed to creating learning environments where people of all gender
identities, gender expressions and sexual orientations feel empowered and
Gender-Based Violence Prevention (GBVP) staff work to promote healthy
relationships and safe environments in our schools. Our core function is
to prevent and address gender-based violence, homophobia, transphobia, sexual
harassment, and inappropriate sexual behaviour by students towards other
students in schools. We support the implementation of violence prevention
activities and plans throughout the Board, and offer social work support to
students and families.
know what defines Gender-Based Violence please read our
learning for staff and support for students are delivered through consultation,
, and long-term prevention planning.
initiatives include the
s, system-wide groups for trans, non-binary and gender
independent students and their parents/caregivers; the
& Positive Spaces
program which offers training and consultation to school staff;
for the Accommodation of Transgender and Gender Independent/Non-Conforming
Students and Staff
which promotes dignity and equality for transgender and gender
independent staff and students; the
; and social work support for the Triangle Program,
Canada’s only classroom for 2SLGBTQ+ youth.
contact us if you require additional information about any of the supports we
offer. If you are looking for a particular resource please contact our
staff who would be happy to assist.
are committed to maintaining a learning and working environment which actively
promotes and supports
human rights. Please
read our policy and procedures to find out how.
Gender-Based Violence Prevention Social Worker, Learning Centres 1 & 4
Gender-Based Violence Prevention Social Worker, Learning Centres 2 & 3