Apr 28, 2023

Integrating empathy into the building blocks of our communities

Spending nearly a decade working with police agencies in the Metro Vancouver region, including as a Crisis Intervention Case Worker that provides psychological first aid, practical assistance, and emotional support to victims and witnesses of crime, this experience provided Aliya Rahiman insights to how a victim or witness of crime may find the criminal justice system challenging to navigate and the types of assistance and resources that are available to lessen the impacts of trauma.