Collaborating Organizations

To achieve its objectives, the RISE Project is collaborating with eight national healthcare and social service organizations representing the interests of trainee and practicing social workers and physicians (see the list of organizations and their representatives below). These organizations have committed to supporting recruitment efforts for the duration of the RISE Project, as well as identifying and supporting the creation of tools and materials that support social work and physician education related to family violence. The RISE Project team is grateful for their collaboration and their commitment to supporting their members to improve their knowledge, attitudes, skills, and behaviours related to safely recognizing and responding to family violence.

Organizations and Implementation Team Members

Child Welfare League of Canada

Cara McGonegal
Rachel Gouin

Canadian Association of Social Workers

Alexandra Zannis
Sally Guy

College of Family Physicians of Canada

Dr. Janice Harvey
Amy Outschoorn

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Dr. Jonathan Sherbino
Dr. Tanya Horsley

Canadian Psychiatric Association

Katie Hardy

Canadian Paediatric Society

Dr. Michelle Shouldice
Dr. Michelle Ward

Association of the Faculties of Medicine Canada

Dr. Anna Karwowska

Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians

Dr. Jonathan Sherbino