Healing Journeys: Violence and Trauma Conference Focusing on Male Victims (October 20-22, 2016)

 

The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is very proud to be co-hosting Healing Journeys, a conference bringing together survivors of violence, abuse and trauma along with professionals, service providers and activists. The special theme for this conference will be focused on improving services and advocacy specifically for male victims. 

Registration

Our co-host the Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness is managing registration, so please visit abusehurts.ca to register

Make a difference by supporting this unprecedented event. Sponsor our Healing Journeys Conference, the only major annual event focused on male survivors of all forms abuse and trauma

HEALING JOURNEYS CONFERENCE

Venue: Humber College, 3199 Lakeshore Blvd. W., Building L, Room L1017, Toronto

Date and Time: October 20 – 22, 2016
Thursday evening (October 20th), Full Day Friday (October 21st) – Saturday (October 22nd)

Thursday October 20 from 6pm to 9pm (FREE):
Dare to Dream
A special public opening event featuring survivors of trauma and abuse. This session will be especially geared to male victims but of interest to everyone

Friday October 21 from 9am to 5pm:
Special guest speakers, Panels and Workshops
A day of diverse activities for both survivors and professionals, focused on both male and female survivors. We will hold a variety of panels, featuring Researchers, Professionals, Survivors and Advocates

Speaker include:
Tracy Clarke, Manager of Victims Services (Ontario)
Yvonne Bergman, St. Michael’s Hospital
Loretta Merritt, lawyer with Torkin Manes LLP
Adam Terpstra
Don Neufeld
Michelle Squires, Legal Aid Ontario
Lynne MacDonell, A Time for Men

Saturday October 22 from 9am to 4pm
Day of Recovery for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse
A 1-day workshop for male survivors of sexual trauma. Our experienced Facilitator Team from the Weekends of Recovery will come to Toronto for this journey day.

NOTE: LOW INCOME REDUCED RATE OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
CONTACT INFO@MENANDFAMILIES.ORG OR 647-479-9611

A special thank you to our sponsors!

Silver Level Sponsor

genecolman

 

 

 

Bronze Level Sponsors

Rochelle Cantor Law

Canadian Centre for Men and Families Supporter Vijay Rajan

Help us raise awareness of this important event by circulating the flyer below.

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DOWNLOAD PDF FLYER HERE

 

 

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