Bridging Communities

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Alma Hotel University Of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Posted by Calgary Domestic Violence Collective.

The Calgary Domestic Violence Collective (CDVC), with support from the Government of Alberta, is pleased to host the second annual one day Bridging Communities conference.

Conference Agenda

8:30 - 9:00 AM: Registration & Breakfast Buffet

9:00 - 9:15 AM: Welcome Remarks

9:15 - 12:00 PM: Keynote Speaker Dr. Christopher Wilson
Dr. Wilson is a licensed psychologist and internationally recognized speaker and trainer from Portland, Oregon.

12:00 - 1:00 PM: Lunch (Lunch provided)

1:00 - 2:30 PM: Presentations
*Please note seating is limited for some presentations

Presentations include:
Working with Male Victims with the Calgary Counselling Centre

Shame & Honour Based Violence with the Calgary Counselling Centre

Violence in Indigenous Communities is a Trauma Issue with HomeFront Calgary and Alberta Health Services

2:30 - 2:45 PM: Break Time

2:45 - 4:15 PM: Panel Presentations
*Please note seating is limited for some panel presentations

Panel # 1 - Children & Domestic Violence including:
Parent Perceptions with the Faculty of Social Work & University of Calgary
Supervised Visitation with YWCA Calgary

Panel #2 - Informal Support including:
Engaging Men in Violence Prevention with SHIFT & University of Calgary
Natural support work with ethno-cultural communities with the Ethno-Cultural Council of Calgary
Women of Affluence experiencing Domestic Violence with Sagesse

Panel #3 - Coordination along the Service Spectrum including:
Mapping the Cultural Navigator with REACH Edmonton
Walking in the Steps of a Claimant with Legal Aid Alberta
Domestic Violence Assessment Education in Primary Care Networks with Alberta Health Services

4:15 - 4:45 PM - Closing Remarks

Please note there will be no refunds available for this event.
Conference accommodations are available through Hotel Alma - please contact for further info on a disounted rate.

Registration for the conference can be found here: