Voices in the Courtroom – Empowering Victims Through Victim Impact

For National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week 2016, the BC Bereavement Helpline/BC Victims of Homicide hosting a free two-part event on Monday, May 30, 2016 held at Valley View Funeral Home. Our goal was to empower victims to use their voice in the courtroom and enable professionals working with victims to support them effectively. The event included a morning panel of speakers followed by an afternoon workshop facilitated by an experienced Victim Services Court Support Worker.