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Woman Abuse/Trauma-Informed Services
Oct 26 (Tue)  1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Please join us in a discussion of what providing woman abuse/sexual assault/trauma-informed services in mental health and addiction services looks like.  How do we create trauma-informed programs, services, agencies and systems? What are the key or core competencies involved in providing trauma-informed services for which training will be developed  be regional experts?   

Regional experts from multiple sectors will participate in the teleconference including Kathryn Irwin-Séguin, Iris Addiction Recovery for Women, Sudbury; Susan Macphail, WOTCH Community Mental Health Services, London;  Lisebeth Gatkowski, Addiction and Mental Health Services, St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton; Debbie Bang, Womankind Addiction Service, Hamilton and, Saundra-Lynn Coulter, Ontario Woman Abuse Screening Project and the London Abused Women's Centre.

Check out an excellent recently-developed presentation on creating trauma-informed services by clicking here.

FYI: Time listed is for the Eastern Time Zone.


NOTE: Before you can join this teleconference, you must do 3 things:

  1. Register for the Ontario Woman Abuse Screening Project website.
    • Note: If you have previously registered for the website, skip to Step 2.
    • Go to the home page. In the Login (or Register) area, click "register".
    • You will be asked to provide your full name, position and organization (optional), region, email address and phone number (optional). You will also be asked to choose a username and password. Click the "register" button.
    • You will receive an email message at the address you provided. YOu must open the message and click the link to confirm your registration.
    • That's all it takes to register! You can now proceed to Step 2.
  2. From the home page, login to the site using your username and password.
  3. Go to the event for which you want to register and, at the bottom of the page, check the 'I will go to this event' box and  click the "register button.

That's it! Once you have registered, you will receive more details about how to participate in the web conference.

NOTE: If you are having difficulty, don't hesitate to email the Provincial Coordinator.

Registered Users:

You must login (on the home page) before you can sign up for this Event. If you don't yet have a username and password, you must first register for the website.