MAWS provides information only. If you are in danger call 911. If you or someone you know is being abused, call the confidential 24/7 provincial toll-free crisis line at: 1-877-977-0007
MAWS courses are available online and designed to be self-paced. Once you set up an account you can complete as much as you wish and return at a later time to finish the course.
Access to these courses is included with a membership to MAWS. Please contact the Executive Director of your shelter or agency for the discount coupon or contact MAWS for more information.
Upon completing a course you will be issued a certificate of completion. Please check your account details and make sure your name is entered correctly so it will print on the certificate.
This 2-3 hour online learning initiative comes with a printable course completion certificate. The course has foundational material that will help you:
We thank the Government of Manitoba for funding free access codes for Manitoba residents. However, these are limited in number, and we ask interested participants to contact us at for more details. For out-of-province participants and after the free access codes are used, the course fee is $40.00.
This tool was created by the government of New South Wales and with permission, the provincial shelters are using this tool designed for family violence situations to determine the level of risk a client may be experiencing.
Documentation is an essential element of work in shelters and the gender-based violence sector. In this course, you will:
This course was developed to build the capacity of Board of Directors of family violence agencies in Manitoba. Strong governance structures and practices help agencies to meet the increasingly complex needs of those who access their services to escape violence. In this course, and with the accompanying pdf module, you will learn: