24/7 provincial toll-free crisis line 18779770007

  • Manitoba Association of Women's Shelters

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

Domestic Violence Safety Assessment Tool (DVSAT)

Welcome to the Domestic Violence Safety Assessment Tool (DVSAT) course. The DVSAT is a tool used in shelters to assess client risk and work towards safety. In this course you will learn about:

  • What risk assessment is
  • Who benefits from risk assessments
  • Why it is important
  • How to use the DVSAT in your work with clients