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09 June Thursday

Conference: Trauma and Violence Intervention Research: Promoting safety and well-being across the lifespan

09 June 2020, 00:00 - 11 June 2020, 23:59
RBC Place, London, ON, 300 York St
London, ON N6B 1P8 Canada

Trauma is prevalent in our world and many of the people we work with live with its physical, mental and emotional impacts.

Providing effective and compassionate support requires trauma-informed practice with a cultural and historical understanding of lived experience.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn, network and enhance skills!

Join our conference featuring innovative trauma-and violence-informed health promotion and intervention research supporting people with lived experiences of intimate partner violence and/or child maltreatment.

Contact Anna-Lee Straatman for more information: astraat2@uwo.ca

Learning Objectives:

Conference participants will be better able to:

  • Understand cultural and historical experiences of trauma
  • Apply trauma-and-violence-informed principles to service delivery
  • Appreciate the role of community development and partnerships in intervention research
  • Recognize and promote resilience in people who have experienced trauma
  • Consider implications of trauma and violence-informed research
  • Incorporate trauma-and violence-informed tools and resources to support people

Who Should Attend ? Healing & Helping practitioners, Nurses, Social Workers, Psychotherapists, Psychologists, Counsellors, Coaches, Indigenous Services Workers, Child & Youth Workers, VAW Sector Workers, Settlement Services Workers, Educators, Policy Makers, Researchers, and Students.

4 pre-conference workshops, 7 plenaries and 25 breakout sessions featuring trauma-and violence-informed health promotion projects funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada’s investment, “Supporting the Health of Victims of Domestic Violence through Community Programs”.

Venue Name: RBC Place, London, ON
Address: 300 York St
London, ON N6B 1P8 Canada

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