2018 Forum Agenda

Forum Overview

Speaker Biographies

Registration

Violence Against Women & Traumatic Brain Injury Forum
Agenda

 8:00 ― 8:30 AM   Breakfast and Registration
8:30 ― 8:45 AM Welcome and Land Acknowledgement – Linda Baker
Traditional Opening Ceremony – Gloria Alvernaz-Mulcahy
8:45 ― 9:25 AM TBIs and Strangulation: Understanding and Recognizing the Hidden Dangers of Intimate-Partner Violence – Eve Valera
9:25 ― 9:55 AM Battered, Brain Injured, But Unbroken – Nneka MacGregor, Jeannie Quinn, Winnie Muchuba, and Deirdre Reddick
9:55 ― 10:15 AM Discussion
10:15 ― 10:30 AM Break
10:30 ― 11:00 AM An Indigenous Perspective on TBI and VAW – JoLee Sasakamoose
11:00 ― 11:30 AM Manifestations in the Lives of African American Women: Intimate Partner Violence and Traumatic Brain Injuries – Akosoa McFadgion
11:30 ― 12:00 PM Head Injury Among Women and Transgender Women Doing Sex Work: What We Know – Flora Matheson
12:00 ― 12:15 PM Discussion
12:15 ― 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 ― 1:30 PM Working with Women who have Sustained IPV-related TBI – Eve Valera
1:30 ― 2:00 PM     Healing from an Indigenous Perspective – JoLee Sasakamoose
2:00 ― 2:15 PM     Concussion Hits Home – Ruth Wilcock and Vijaya Kantipuly
2:15 – 2:30 PM Best Practises for Inclusion for People with Disabilities in the VAW Sector & Research – Melanie Marsden
2:30 ― 2:45 PM Discussion
2:45 ― 3:00 PM  Break
3:00 ― 3:30 PM Unforeseen Barriers: Interventions for Women in Shelter – Akosoa McFadgion
3:30 ― 4:00 PM Introducing the Abused & Brain Injured Toolkit: Understanding the Intersection of Traumatic Brain Injury and Intimate Partner Violence – Lin Haag
4:00 ― 4:15 PM  Discussion
4:15 ― 4:25 PM Traditional Closing Ceremony – Gloria Alvernaz-Mulcahy
4:25 ― 4:30 PM Thank-you and Evaluation - Linda Baker