Program

Diverse Voices Family Violence Conference 2018

Fantasyland Hotel, November 14-15, 2018

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Program Schedule- Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Evening

6:00- 9:00 PM Registration and Event (TBD)

Program Schedule- Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Morning

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–    Michael Kaufman (Men Care- Transforming fatherhood to end domestic violence and promote gender equality)

10:00- 10:30 AM   Break/ Networking

10:30- 12:00 PM                                               Concurrent Sessions

Session A
Michael Kaufman

Men Care: Transforming Fatherhood to end domestic violence and promote gender equality

Session E
Lauren Van Camp

Intersection of fatness and violence: Exploring the role of the body in gender based violence

Session B
Sherrie Botten

Journey to trauma-informed service delivery in a domestic violence shelter

Session F
Betty Jo Barrett

Co-Occurrence of violence against women and pets in abusive households: What practitioners need to know

Session C
Sharon Mailloux

Vicarious trauma and its impact on helping professionals and the ones they love

Session G
Nneka MacGregor

A Fresh Breath: Examining the experience of strangulation among women abused by an intimate partner- the Canadian context

Session D
Keltie Winters and Ashley Taunton

When Love Hurts: The intersection of family law and social work. How both professionals can collaborate better to support clients

Session H
Samra Zafar

Mentorship for survivors

Afternoon

12:00- 1:15 PM    Lunch

1:15- 2:15 PM      Keynote Address– Kemba Smith Pradia (And Still I Rise)

2:15- 2:45 PM      Break/ Networking

2:45- 4:15 PM                                                   Concurrent Sessions:

Session I
Kemba Smith Pradia

I am my sister’s keeper

Session M
Betty Jo Barrett

Co-occurrence of violence against women and pets in abusive households: What practitioners need to know

Session J
Rev. Al Miles

Working with Faith Communities

Session N
Lloyd Yellowbird

Practice as Ceremony

Session K
Sharon Mailloux

Stream: Vicarious Trauma

Session O
Lauren Van Camp

Fifty shades of consent: Differentiating abuse from BDSM

Session L
Sarah Yercich

Building Supports: Policy, Practice, and housing access for immigrant and refugee women leaving violence

Session P
Shireen V. Singer and Thomas Pottie

Young Men’s Work: breaking the cycle of violence

Evening

4:00- 6:00 PM Mixer

Program Schedule- Thursday, November 15, 2018

Morning

8:00- 9:00 AM   Breakfast

9:00- 10:00 AM   Keynote Address– Julie Lalonde (Outside of the Shadows)

10:00- 10:30 AM   Break/ Networking

10:30- 12:00 PM                                               Concurrent Sessions:

Session A
Julie Lalonde

Outside of the Shadows: Let’s get Practical

Session E
Art Fisher and Chris Hessian

Family violence prevention in rural Nova Scotia: achieving structural change through system, community and individual interventions

Session B
Anne Sureshkumar

Shame and honour based violence; a human right issue

Session F
Katie Kitschke

The impact of pornography on our community

Session C
Lloyd Yellowbird

Practice as ceremony

Session G
Alia Hogben

Islamophobia and its effect on Canadian women

Session D
Louis Goddard

Reaching out with Yoga: trauma-informed yoga for women and children who have experienced violence

Session H
Carrie McManus and Kirsten Blair

Supporting affluent survivors of domestic violence

Afternoon

12:00- 1:15 PM    Lunch

1:15- 1:30 PM      Award Ceremony

1:30- 2:30 PM      Keynote Address- Matt Day (The piano, the podium and the pail)

2:30- 3:00 PM      Closing Remarks