Program

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Diverse Voices Family Violence Conference 2017

Fantasyland Hotel, November 16-17, 2017

 

Wednesday November 15, 2017

6:00-9:00 PM Registration and Facilitated documentary screening

Paper Tigers

 

Thursday November 16, 2017

7:00-8:15 AM Registration
7:30-8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30-9:00 AM Opening Remarks
9:00-10:00 AM Keynote Address:

Tony Porter
Breaking Out of the Man Box

10:00-10:30 AM Break/Networking
10:30 AM-12:00 PM Concurrent Sessions

Session A:
Marcus Cheung

Working with Male Victims of Domestic Abuse
Session E:
Jill Cory

Making Connections: Putting Research Into Practice with Harm Reduction, Low Barrier Support Groups for Women With Experiences of Abuse
Session B:
Barry Goldstein

The Choice: Stop Domestic Violence or Tolerate It
REPEAT-Session J
Session F:
Erin Kuri
Interpersonal Violence in the Lives of Young Mothers
Session C:
Lynn Griffin/Dallas Adams
Old Tools, New Ways: Innovations in the Treatment of Intimate Partner Violence Survivors
REPEAT- Session L
Session G:
Dr. Mohammed Baoaid & Yasmin Hussain

Responding to Family Violence in Migration Contexts: Culturally Integrative Family Safety Response Model
Session D:
Dr. Sandy Jung

Applying the Risk Principle in the Effective Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence
Session H:
Kathy Tuccaro

Building Resiliency Through Healthy Self-Esteem

 

12:00-1:15 PM Lunch
1:00-2:15 PM Keynote Address: Evelyn Wotherspoon Ordinary Magic: Fostering Resilience in Children
2:15-2:45 PM Break/Networking
2:45-4:15 PM Concurrent Sessions

Session I:
Evelyn Wotherspoon

Executive Function Skills and the Impact of Trauma
Session M:
Tony Porter
A CALL TO MEN; Your Influence, Your Platform- Developing Young Men of Character
Session J:
Barry Goldstein

The Choice: Stop Domestic Violence or Tolerate It
REPEAT-Session B
Session N:
Yasmin Hussain
Creating Safety: Addressing genderbased family violence in the lives of Muslim young women
Session K:
Kenzie Gordon

Game On: Video Games as Violence Prevention Tools
REPEAT-Session R
Session O:
Karin Linschoten
Pre-migration Context and Role Changes in Refugee Families
Session L:
Lynn Griffin/Dallas Adams
Old Tools, New Ways: Innovations in the Treatment of Intimate Partner Violence Survivors
REPEAT-Session C
Session P:
Dr. Linda Olson & Anna Radev

Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV) & the Evidence-Based Model for Supporting and Fostering Resiliency in Those Impacted
REPEAT-Session U

 

  Friday November 17, 2017

8:00-9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00-10:00 AM Keynote Address:
Pamela Cross
Shared Parenting vs. the Safety of Women and Children
10:00-10:30 AM Break/Networking
10:30-12:00 PM Concurrent Sessions

Session Q:
Pamela Cross

Supporting Survivors of Family Violence who are Involved with the Family Law System
Session U:
Dr. Linda Olson & Anna Radev
Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV) & the Evidence-Based Model for Supporting and Fostering Resiliency in Those Impacted REPEAT-Session P
Session R:
Kenzie Gordon

Game On: Video Games as Violence Prevention Tools
REPEAT-Session K
Session V:
Amy Munroe, Tina Buikema & Emma Wylde  

Trauma-Informed Practice: Building Capacity in Volunteers
Session S:
Shawn Skillin
High-Conflict People in Families: Innovative Methods to Avoid Conflict Escalation
Session W:
Linda Chamberlain

Capacitar: Tools to Reduce Stress & Vicarious Trauma and Promote Resilience
Session T:
Kendra Kincade

Mentoring for Success
Session X:
Garima Khatri & Pat Power

Immigrant Seniors Project: A Community Development project to enhance elder abuse intervention and prevention with Edmonton’s immigrant communities

 

Lunch
1:15-1:30 PM Award Ceremony
1:30-2:30 PM Keynote Address:

Karen Vadino

2:30-2:45 PM Closing Remarks