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1316 33 Street Northeast

Calgary, AB T2A 6B6

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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.


Conference Agenda

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

Domestic Homicide

Session 3: Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence: A Workshop on Intersection

Session 4: Community Development: Engaging Rural Communities in Domestic Violence

Programming

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

prevention


Session Abstracts available here.


Conference accomodations available through the Coast Plaza Hotel. Click here for details.


No refunds available.

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