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Trauma and VAW Work: A Symposium for Managers and Directors of VAW Counselling Agencies & VAW Shelters in Central West Region - June 2012

A Symposium for VAW Managers & Directors to share information regarding:

 what characterizes trauma and typology of trauma

 grounding techniques

 trauma and the impact on children

 best practices in trauma and how to identify vicarious trauma in VAW workplace settings

 the challenges of trauma work in the context of supervision

 

Orientation to Qualitative Research in a Program Evaluation Context - VAW Forum Workshop April 4 2013

On April 4, 2013, Dr. Ginette Lafrenière and members of her research team, the Social Innovation Research Group, offered an orientation seminar on the strengths and challenges of qualitative research.  The session was aimed at working professionals in the VAW sector who are interested in gaining a more meaningful understanding of the values, strengths, and challenges of qualitative research.  Resource materials distributed to workshop participants are now available to all VAW Forum members on the VAW Forum website. 

We are a Sensitive Bunch: A Workshop on Compassion Fatigue for VAW FRONT-LINE STAFF

Date: 
October 23, 2013 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: 
Anselma House
700 Heritage Drive
Kitchener, ON N2A 3N9

Registration is now open to We are a Sensitive Bunch: A Workshop on Compassion Fatigue for VAW Front-line Staff, organized by the Service System Excellence Implementation Team*, a committee of the Central West Region VAW Forum.

This workshop is a follow-up to recent research projects conducted by the Social Innovation Research Group on behalf of the team, which involved consultations with VAW staff from across Central West Region.  The session will provide an experiential component and information on:

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We are a Sensitive Bunch: A Workshop on Compassion Fatigue for VAW MANAGEMENT STAFF

Date: 
September 25, 2013 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: 
Anselma House
700 Heritage Drive
Kitchener, ON N2A 3N9

Registration is now open to We are a Sensitive Bunch: A Workshop on Compassion Fatigue for VAW Management Staff, organized by the Service System Excellence Implementation Team*, a committee of the Central West Region VAW Forum.

This workshop is a follow-up to recent research projects conducted by the Social Innovation Research Group on behalf of the team, which involved consultations with VAW staff from across Central West Region.  The session will provide an experiential component and infor

VAW/CAS Regional Symposium

Date: 
May 31, 2013 - 9:30am - 4:00pm
Location: 
Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work
120 Duke Street West
Kitchener, ON

Registration is now open to Building Bridges: Creative Approaches to Collaboration and Engagement, a Regional VAW/CAS Symposium. 

The symposium will be held on Friday, May 31st 2013 at the Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work, Wilfrid Laurier University, 120 Duke St W Kitchener.  

Enhancing Violence Against Women Work: An Exploration of the Complexities of Trauma

Date: 
November 23, 2012 - 8:45am - 3:30pm
Location: 
Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work Wilfrid Laurier University
120 Duke Street West
Kitchener, ON N2H 3X1

You are invited to the 3rd annual VAW Symposium jointly organized by:

Central West Region VAW Forum & Social Innovation Research Group (SIRG) - Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Social Work



Central West Region VAW Forum members and VAW staff, community partners working with the VAW sector, FSW faculty and students are invited to attend.

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