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Thursday – November 28, 2019

8:30 Welcome and Opening

Welcome – Musqueam Nation
Tracy Porteous – EVA BC


Keynote Address

Myrna McCallum, LLB
Intergenerational Trauma-Informed Legal Advocacy


BREAK


Keynote Addresses

Jennifer Charlesworth, PhD
Key Questions about Gender-Based Violence: Supporting BC Children, Youth and Young Adults

Myrna Dawson, PhD
Femicide in Canada & Globally: Identifying Gender-Based Motives/Indicators in the Killings of Women & Girls


Door Prizes


12:30 Lunch

Odin Books     Healing Practitioners


Afternoon Concurrent Workshops

  • Voices from the Margins: Engaging, Listening, Learning, and Co-Creating – Jennifer Charlesworth
  • Recognizing & Responding to Trauma in the Courtroom, Hearing Room or Interview Room – Myrna McCallum
  • Supporting LGBT Newcomers Who Have Experienced Gender-Based Violence – Nazanin Moghadami and Kiana Reyes
  • Sexual Assault Reporting Options: Increasing Access for Women With Disabilities – Karen Martin and Morgen Baldwin
  • Minimizing Social Media and Mobile Communications Risks While Supporting Victims/Survivors of Crime – Jesse Miller
  • Decolonizing the Healing Process: Working With Indigenous Clients – Corrine McArthur

Please join us for a No Host Networking Reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Friday – November 29, 2019

8:30 Welcome

EVA BC


Keynote Address

Vathsale Illesinghe, PhD Candidate
Immigrant Women’s Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence in Canada: Taking a Transnational View


BREAK


Be More Than a Bystander Special Recognition Ceremony


Keynote Address

Catherine Richardson/Kinewesquao, PhD
D
ignity and Recovery Across the Lifespan: Helping Survivors of Gendered Violence Reclaim Their Lives


Door Prizes


12:30 Lunch

Odin Books     Healing Practitioners


Afternoon Concurrent Workshops

  • A Brief Look at Response-Based Practice – Cathy Richardson
  • Intimate Partner Violence Risk Assessment and Safety Planning with South Asian Immigrant Women: The Transnational Perspective – Vathsala Illesinghe
  • Creating Safer, Inclusive Access to Services and Reporting Tools for Sex Workers – Mebrat Beyene, Velvet Steele and Jamie Lee Hamilton
  • Advocacy Skills: Supporting Clients Through the Family Court Process – Taruna Agrawal and Andrea Bryson
  • Building Leadership Capacity Within Coordination Initiatives – Kristi Yuris and Nancy Regular
  • Moving Beyond the Referral: Providing Meaningful Wrap-Around Support to Older Survivors of Violence and Abuse – Krista James and Marta Rogic

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