Volunteer Crisis Line and Support Training

Women over the age of 18 are invited to participate in our Volunteer Crisis Line and Support Training program. The program runs for 10 consecutive weeks and volunteers who successfully complete the volunteer Crisis Line and Support Training program have the opportunity to volunteer their services on our 24 Hour Crisis Line.

The Durham Rape Crisis Centre’s Crisis Line and Support Training program covers a wide range of topics that deal with Sexual Assault and violence against women. Some of the topics include:

  • Feminism and Oppression
  • Sexual Assault and Rape
  • Mental Health
  • Violence against Women
  • Self-Injury
  • Long and Short term effects of Abuse
  • Recent Sexual Assault
  • Ritual Abuse
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Date Rape Drugs
  • Perpetrators of Sexual Violence and the Law
  • Women in the Court System
  • Custody and Access Issues involving Child Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Suicide
  • Sexual abuse and addictions
  • Crisis Intervention

If you are interested in finding out more about the Volunteer Training Program, or you would like to reserve a seat please contact Samantha at 905-444-9672 ext 27 or email samantha@drcc.ca