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Working With Military Families
Wed, 31 May 2017, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
WORKING WITH MILITARY FAMILIES - IMPACT OF STRESS AND TRAUMA
Wednesday May 31, 2017, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Registration fee $60.00 + HST includes a light lunch
LIMESTONE MEDIATION is pleased to present a half-day workshop on the dynamics of military life, and the impact of operational stress injuries on families. Learn about the local military community and the challenges they face, with an emphasis on relationship breakdown, and family law issues. Join mediators, legal counsel, and other local service providers as we gain knowledge and skills to enhance support for military families.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER Ruth Stanley-Aikens, MSW, has many years' experience as a clinical leader in the treatment of operational trauma and stress. Having retired from a distinguished career with the Department of National Defence (DND), she is currently Senior Counsellor at the DND Sexual Misconduct Response Centre.
KINGSTON MILITARY FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE (KMFRC) staff will present an overview of their services, and a profile of the local military community.
PANEL DISCUSSION with Kingston lawyers Chris Ecclestone and Jacques Menard, who will share their experience, and respond to questions along with Ms. Stanley-Aikens, and representatives of KMFRC.
REGISTER EARLY, AS SPACE IS LIMITED.
The Royal Kingston Curling Club is a fully accessible venue, with free parking. Located on Days Road just north of Front, it offers easy access to #6, #15 and 501/502 express bus routes.