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Bridging Communities Through Strengthened Collaboration: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Family Violence Prevention
Through gracious funding from the Government of Alberta and the Calgary Domestic Violence Collective (CDVC), we are extremely pleased to host Bridging Communities through Strengthened Collaboration, a one day interdisciplinary conference for professionals in Southern Alberta on various topics surrounding family violence prevention. The conference is part of the CDVC’s commitment to provide educational opportunities, increase public awareness and engage the community in ending domestic violence.
8:30 - 9:00: Registration
9:00 - 9:30: Family Violence Prevention Month Launch
9:30 - 9:45: Coffee Break
9:45 - 12:00: Trauma, Domestic Violence & Social Context: Understanding the Connections -
Keynote Presentation by Dr. Lori Haskell
12:00 - 1:00: Lunch Break (lunch provided)
1:00 - 2:30: Breakout Sessions
Session 1: Elder Abuse - What is happening in Calgary?
Session 2: Lessons Learned: Working with Children Impacted by Domestic Violence and
Session 3: Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence: A Workshop on Intersection
Session 4: Community Development: Engaging Rural Communities in Domestic Violence
2:30 - 2:45: Coffee Break
2:45 - 4:15: Breakout Sessions
Session 5: Protection Against Family Violence Act (PAFVA)
Session 6: Working Collaboratively with Traumatized Families
Session 7: Helping Guys be Wise
Session 8: Domestic Violence Intervention: Health's Response across the full spectrum of
Session Abstracts available here.
Conference accomodations available through the Coast Plaza Hotel. Click here for details.
No refunds available.