Survive to Thrive – A Conference about Trauma Informed Support


Trauma informed conference May 7th 2015 (word)The Southern Ontario Network of Specialized Care, Family Counselling Centre of Brant, Twin Lakes Clinical Services, and SACHA – Hamilton’s Sexual Assault Centre are hosting a conference about trauma informed support for folks living with development disabilities.

When: Thursday, May 7th from 8:30am to 4:30pm
Where: Carmen’s Banquet Centre – 1520 Stone Church Road – Hamilton, ONCost: Before March 2nd – $40. After March 2nd – $50.

Who: Everyone who is interested in learning more skills to offer trauma informed support is invited. Material covered at Survive to Thrive will be especially important to helping professionals who are working with folks living with developmental disabilities as well as helping professionals working to end violence against women.

Registration is limited. To register complete this Registration Form and send it with your payment to Sarah Hammond at the Family Counselling Centre of Brant – 54 Brant Street, Brantford, ON, N3T 3G8.

If you have questions email –

Dr. Lori Haskell will be Survive to Thrive’s keynote speaker.

Dr. Lori Haskell is a clinical psychologist in private practice. Dr. Haskell’s clinical interests include trauma, revictimization, sexual abuse and sexual violence in relation to psychological development. She has a status appointment as an assistant professor in psychiatry at the University of Toronto and is an academic research associate with the Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children.

Dr. Haskell’s research work has focused on victimization and its effects, violence prevention, and trauma and psychological development. She is currently working on projects addressing the impact of trauma on Aboriginal peoples, trauma and the service challenges for developmentally disabled people, and restorative justice and gendered violence.


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