Strengthening Today; Building Tomorrow Conference on January 28 and 29th, 2016
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Day 1 and Day 2 Program Schedule
Day 1
25 Jan 2018
Day 2
26 Jan 2018
8:00

Registration and Hot Breakfast

A.1: The Impact of Intergenerational Trauma and Grief on Early Childhood Development

Converging lines of evidence from neuroscience, molecular biology, genetics, and the social sciences tell us that early experiences are literally built into our brains and bodies to affect a lifetime...
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Kerrie Moore
Dr. Nicole Sherren

A.2: FASD Informed Treatment for Addictions and Mental Health

This workshop will provide professionals with an enhanced understanding of how to develop individualized strategies and accommodations for people living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). FASD is a lifelong...
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Carlie Burnett
Jill Morgan

A.3: Introduction to Family Finding

Provides a background into the history and values of the Family Finding practice, an overview of the six steps of Family Finding practice, live discover phase examples of Family Finding...
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Kevin Campbell

A.4: Getting Crazy About Those Tough Ones; Our Relationships Are Our Strongest Tool

Through the relationships that children have with the important people in their world, especially their caregivers, they begin to develop the “story” of themselves and others around them, and they...
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Dr. Jody Carrington

A.5: Lessons from medicine; Reflection for growth and sanity

Medicine is high stakes, often exciting, technical, and personal. Like most jobs We have to be on the ball. People depend on us. We depend on communication, collaboration, and personal...
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Dr. Ruoh-Yeng Chang

A.6: Stakeholder Relationship Building

In our ever changing community, increased collaboration and partnerships are integral for successful outcomes and organizational sustainability. This research based workshop will focus on several key areas of stakeholder relationship...
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Lisa Stern

A.7: Successful Families; Developing a Model of Supportive Housing for Teen Parent Families

Teen parents often struggle to attain safe and secure housing, which can significantly impact the health and wellbeing of their children. Recognizing the complex challenges involved in teen parenting, Terra...
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Bethan Kingsley
Gary Benthem
12:00

Hot Lunch

B.1: Facilitating Attachment through Theraplay

Attachment has long been accepted as a core foundation for human relationships. , But what can one do when there have been breaks/ruptures in their primary relationships? This workshop will...
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Annik Moreau
Lynne Downey

B.2: Family Finding Practice (Session 2)

Includes an overview of family finding values followed by an explanation of the six steps to family finding. Participants will practice the first two stages to find as many potential...
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Kevin Campbell

B.3: That Trauma Thing: How To Hold Tough Stories and Help These Kids Make Sense of it All (Session 2)

What does it mean to be “trauma-informed” and how does that assist us in understanding and assisting children and families with difficult stories. Most importantly, how do we look after...
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Dr. Jody Carrington

B.4: Working with Animals and Nature in Clinical Practice

This workshop will discuss the current research in the field of animal assisted therapy, the ethics of it and “how” the medium works.
Eileen Bona

B.5: Dabrowski’s Theory of Multi Level Disintegration

Dabrowski’s theory, provides therapists working with crisis, trauma and abuse the framework to invite emotional growth for individuals who have experienced trauma. The 1960s theory of emotional development provides insight...
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Jacquie Aitken

B.6: Storytelling with Data; Quick Tips for Better Data Presentation

We are bombarded with data: scatterplots of the most overrated films; stacked bar charts with Trump’s most frequent words; line charts showing the high and lows of the stock market....
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Shelby Corley

B.7: Impacts of Forensic Interviewing on Children

This presentation will guide the audience through the processes of how memory works for children and youth. Topics will cover how memories are encoded/retrieved and how traumatic experiences can impact...
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Dr. Sarah MacDonald
8:00

Registration and Hot Breakfast

C.1: Working with Foster Parents; What you need to know

With the addition of an secondary layer of services to families, CSD (formally know as OBSD) many new front-line workers have limited knowledge of the foster care system, and perhaps...
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Maria Montgomery
Bruce Day

C.2: Controlling the Risk of Abuse

How do you control the allegations of abuse that surrounds your staff…yet continue to fulfill the mandate of your organization? Learn how to mitigate this exposure through solid risk management...
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Michael Lough

C.3: Restoring Health in First Nation’s Children

Learn how to address and restore health in First Nation’s children from a traditional Blackfoot and community approach. This perspective from the lens of an Indigenous Physician who shares evidence...
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Dr. Lana Potts

C.4: Working in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples for Social Justice -An Ally’s Perspective

Join us on a journey of learning, accountability and action as we explore our roles and commitments in social justice. Focusing on relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples, understanding our...
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Lemlem Haile
Liza Lorenzetti

C.5: Creating Wellness and Reclaiming Self-Care

How do you make time for self-care when competing priorities and pressing needs vie for your attention every day? This interactive, fun workshop offers simple, sustainable solutions to enhance self-care...
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Victoria Maxwell

C.6: Beyond Roles: Leading Through Relationship

Each and every day we use our heart and our power to inspire, teach, energize, and encourage those around us. As educators and leaders, we have the capacity for skillful...
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Deena Martin

C.7: Leading Workplace Wellness

This workshop empowers managers, HR, and helping professionals to lead workplace wellness change programs based on key criteria for wellness. The course will help you develop a vision of wellness...
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Cathy Mitchell
Tom Barker
12:00

Hot Lunch

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