Recorded Webinars



Vicarious Trauma - An Indigenous Perspective: Cultural Strengths as the Roots of Resilience for Healing Trauma and Building Worker Wellness (2022)

Date: January 25, 2022

Presented by: Deanna Jones-Keeshig, Trainer, Thunderbird Partnership Foundation

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Recognizing critical expertise: A knowledge and skills framework for intimate partner violence specialists (2022)

Date: January 21, 2022

Speakers: Katreena Scott, Linda Baker, and Angelique Jenney
Panelists: Johanna Baynton Smith, Nola Mahingen, Tracy Myers, Jo-Anne Hargrove, and Fouad Khan 

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Understanding and addressing issues of gender identity and sexuality when working with trauma survivors through trauma-informed care approaches (2021)

Date: November 30, 2021

Presented by: Dr. Jillian Scheer, Counseling Psychologist and Assistant Professor of Psychology, Syracuse University.

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Building resilience in children exposed to violence: broadening our understanding from a decolonizing and social justice perspective (2021)

Date: October 19, 2021

Presented by: Dr. Roberta Timothy, Assistant Professor, Black Health Lead, & Program Director for the upcoming MPH Program in Black Health, University of Toronto; Dr. Ramona Alaggia, Professor at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto and Margaret & Wallace McCain Family Chair in Child & Family; and Ceane Dusyk, Land-based Educator & Indigenous Advocate, Scott Collegiate.

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The Neuroscience of Resilience: How Brain Development Affects Learning, Health, and Social Outcomes Across the Lifespan (2021)

Date: September 21, 2021 

Presented by: Dr. Nicole Sherren

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Legal Advocacy to End Discrimination Against Women with Disabilities (2021)

Date: August 17, 2021 

Presented by: Bonnie Brayton, Kerri Joffe, and Rosel Kim 

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Finding a better way: Strengths-based trauma-informed practice (2021)

Date: July 13, 2021

Presented by: Dr. JoLee Sasakamoose, Research Director, Indigenous Wellness Research Community Network & Wellness Wheel Medical Outreach Clinic and Associate Professor, University of Regina

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Anti-Asian Racism and Gender-Based Violence: Historical and Contemporary Realities (2021)

Date: June 8th, 2021 

Presented by:  Avvy Go, Clinical Director, Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic; Kelly Go, Outreach Coordinator, SWAN Vancouver; and Dr. Jiyoung Lee-An, Instructor, Carleton University

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2SLGBTQ+ Inclusive Trauma-Informed Care (2021)

Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2021 

Presented by: Jenna MacKay, MA, MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist, Consultant & Trainer

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The misuse of alienation in domestic violence cases in family court: Helping court-related professionals to sort through conflicting allegations (2021)

Presented by: Loretta Frederick, Senior Legal Policy Advisor, Battered Women’s Justice Project, Minneapolis, MN

Peter Jaffe, Professor, Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children, Western University. London ON

Joan Meier is a Professor of Clinical Law and Director of the National Family Violence Law Center at the George Washington University Law School, Washington DC

Simon Lapierre, Professor, Faculty of Social Work, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa ON

Dr. Linda C Neilson, Professor Emerita and research associate of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton NB

Date: March 23, 2021 

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Providing Disability-Affirmative Care: Deconstructing Ableism in Trauma Support (2021)

Presented by: Dr. Kaley Roosen, Clinical & Health Psychologist, Toronto Psychology Clinic 

Date: January 12, 2021 

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From Trauma Recovery to Trauma Resilience: a 'blue/pinkprint' for trauma with sexual/gender minorities (2020)

Presented by: Daniel Pugh (he/him). BSW Hons., MSW, RSW, CCTP-1 (in progress), CGCS (in progress). Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist - private practice; Mental Health Clincian - Casey House hospital.

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2020

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Technology and Violence Against Women and Other Marginalized Groups (2020)

Presented by: Nasreen Rajani 

Date:  November 24, 2020 

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Digital Platforms and Violence against Women: User Experiences, Best Practices, and the Law (2020)

Presented by: Abigail Curlew, Raine Liliefeldt, and Cynthia Khoo

October 20, 2020 | 1:00-2:15 PM EST

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You're doing what? Merging harm reduction and trauma-informed practice in Violence Against Women (VAW) shelters (2020)

Dr. Susan Scott and Dr. Angela Hovey, Lakehead University, School of Social Work, Orillia
June 23, 2020

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Improving Pathways to Safety for 2SLGBTQ+ Survivors of Violence (2020)

Vivila Liu, Community-Based Researcher, Sex Educator, Masters Student, Community Psychology and Ellis Furman, Community-Based Researcher, PhD Candidate, Community Psychology, Vanier Canada Scholar
April 28, 2020

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Understanding How Immigration Policies Shape Gender-Based Violence Among Immigrants Who Have a Temporary or Precarious Status (2020)

Dr. Rupaleem Bhuyan, Associate Professor, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto and Margarita Pintin-Perez, Senior Coordinator at the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI)
February 26, 2020

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An Introduction to Domestic Homicide Reviews in England and Wales: Exploring Challenges and Opportunities Through the Lens of LGBT+ Domestic Homicide (2019)

James Rowlands, PhD candidate, Sociology, University of Sussex
December 13, 2019

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Story Shifters: Co-creating New Stories about Trauma (2019)

Barbara Ward, BA, MSW, RSW, PhD, Mental Health Lead, Waterloo Region District School Board
December 3, 2019

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How Law and Stigma Harm People Who Do Sex Work (2019)

Representatives from Maggie's Toronto, SafeSpace London, and Butterfly
November 26, 2019

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Trauma-Informed Responses to Human Trafficking (2019)

Brenda Quenneville, MSW, RSW, Social Worker and Gina Snooks, PhD candidate in Women's Studies and Feminist Research, Western University
October 22, 2019

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Strategies for Working with Indigenous Individuals Experiencing Trauma (2019)

Dr. Holly Graham
September 24, 2019

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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Intimate Partner Violence: Implications of the Co-occurrence of PTSD & TBI (2019)

Dr. Akosoa McFadgion
June 11, 2019

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Roots and Resilience: Exploring Healing Centred Engagement and Pleasure with Black Survivors of Sexual Violence (2019)

Yamikani Msosa, M.A, Anti-Violence Educator, Founder of Seeds Yoga & Advocate/Counsellor with Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre (Part-Time)
May 28, 2019

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Engaging Men to Reduce and Prevent Gender-Based Violence (2019)

Dr. Katreena Scott, Associate Professor & Chair, Applied Psychology & Human Development, University of Toronto and Baldev Mutta, CEO, Punjabi Community Health Services (PCHS)
February 26, 2019

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Recognizing and Responding to the Commonly Misunderstood Reactions to Sexual Assault: Exploring a New Online Curriculum (2019)

Robin Mason, PhD and Stephanie Lanthier, MEd, PhD Candidate, Women’s College Research Institute
January 29, 2019

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Indigenous Cultural Responsiveness Theory (ICRT): A New Tool for Improving Health Outcomes for FNMI (First Nations, Metis and Inuit) Peoples (2018)

Dr. JoLee Sasakamoose, Associate Professor, Educational Psychology & Counselling, University of Regina
November 27, 2018

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Understanding Immigrant Women’s Experiences and Responses to Intimate Partner Violence: Looking Beyond the ‘Cultural’ Framing (2018)

Vathsala Illesinghe, MD, PhD Policy Studies student, Ryerson University
Fazia Mohammed, Community Programs Manager, Interval House & a community member with lived experiences of intimate partner violence
October 30, 2018

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The Feminist EAAA Sexual Assault Resistance Program for Young Women in University (2018)

Dr. Charlene Senn, Professor of Psychology and Women’s & Gender Studies, University of Windsor
September 11, 2018

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Trauma-Informed Interventions through an Indigenous Worldview (2018)

Brianna Olson, Social Worker
June 26, 2018

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Roots and Resistance Webinar (2018)

Yamikani Msosa, Ryerson University Office of Sexual Violence Support and Education
May 29, 2018

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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Webinar (2018)

Cheryl Bagnall and Tamara Bernard, Ontario Native Women’s Association
March 20, 2018

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Building Supports: Housing Access for Immigrant and Refugee Women Leaving Violence (2018)

Hannah Lee, BC Society of Transition Houses, Louise Godard , BC Non-Profit Housing Association, and Sarah Yercich, the FREDA Centre for Research on Violence Against Women & Children
February 13, 2018

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Sexual Harassment and Precarious Workplaces (2018)

Dr. Kaitlyn Matulewicz, Organizer, Retail Action Network
January 23, 2018

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Conducting Research with Indigenous Populations (2017)

Dr. Gwen Healey, Executive and Scientific Director, Qaujigiartiit Health Research Centre, Iqaluit
June 6, 2017

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Trauma-Informed Practice with Indigenous Peoples across the Life Span (2017)

Natalie Clark, Associate Professor, School of Social Work and Human Service, Thompson River University
May 25, 2017

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Reaching Youth through Sports: Trauma-Informed Physical Activity (2017)

Rebekah Roulier, Chief Operating Officer, Doc Wayne
March 7, 2017

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What it takes to be a Trauma-informed Organization (2017)

Holly Murphy, Advanced Practice Leader for Trauma Informed Care, the IWK Health Center and Sue McWilliam, Advanced Practice Leader for Outcomes & Evaluation Research, IWK Health Centre.
January 31, 2017

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From Trauma-Informed to Trauma- and Violence-Informed (2016)

Dr. Colleen Varcoe, Professor, University of British Columbia
November 29, 2016

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Domestic Violence in the Workplace (2016)

Barb MacQuarrie, Community Director, Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children, Western University
March 10, 2016

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Exploring a National Evaluation Framework: Assessing Changes in Men and Boys (2016)

Kate Bojin, M.A., Project Manager, White Ribbon
January 21, 2016

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Preventing Domestic Homicides: Lessons Learned from Tragedies (2015)

Peter Jaffe, Ph.D., Academic Director, Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children, Western University
December 10, 2015

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Drawing the Line on Workplace Sexual Harassment (2015)

Nicole Pietsch, B.A., Coordinator, Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres
Julie Lalonde, M.A., Project Manager Campaign
September 24, 2015

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Partner Violence in Rainbow Communities: What We Know and What We Need to Know (2015)

Betty Jo Barrett, MSSW, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Social Work and Women’s Studies, University of Windsor
June 11, 2015

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Abuse of Older Women (2015)

Barbara MacQuarrie, Community Director of the Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women & Children
Margaret MacPherson, Research Associate, Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women & Children
January 22, 2015

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