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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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”.