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In Dignity: Addressing Violence and Injustice through
Response-Based Practice

Explorer Hotel, Yellowknife NT February 18-20, 2014

Conference Final Report

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Three Day Agenda

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Day 1:

Opening
MC Lois Little, Lutra Associates
Lorraine Phanuef, Executive Director of the Status of Women Council NWT
Lyda Fuller, Executive Director of the YWCA

Prayer
Gerri Sharpe

In Dignity: Forming Effective Responses to Violence and Injustice
Cathy Richardson & Allan Wade, Centre for Response-Based Practice

“Shame on You”: Using Language to Conceal Violence and Blame Victims

Linda Coates & Allan Wade, Centre for Response-Based Practice

Child Protection and Children in Care
Shelly Bonnah & Cathy Richardson, Centre for Response-Based Practice

Resistance and Social Responses: Examples from Mainstream Media
Lissa Sammantaraya-Shivji, Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter
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Day 2:

Working with Children in Transition House and Counseling Settings
Renee-Claude Carriere, Kaishees Place: Whitehorse
Shelly Bonnah & Allan Wade, Centre for Response-Based Practice

Responding to Abuse of Older Adults (Barb Hood)
Responding to Abuse of Older Adults (Greg Towler)
Allan Wade, Centre for Response-Based Practice
Barb Hood, NWT Seniors’ Society
Greg Towler, RCMP “G” Division

The Social Cell: Embodied Responses to Interpersonal Violence
Brenda Adams, Private Practice

Response-Based Neurology in Psychiatric Practice

Robin Routledge, Private Practice

Day 3

Together for Justice: Addressing RCMP Responses to Indigenous Women
Ann Maje Raider, Residential School Health Support Worker
Cst. Kelly Manweiller, RCMP “M” Division SRU
Barb McInerney, Kaishees Place: Whitehorse
Allan Wade, Centre for Response-Based Practice

Response-Based Practice with Perpetrators and Victims
Gillian Weaver-Dunlop & Cindy Ogden, Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter

Re-Thinking the Cycle of Violence
Linda Coates & Allan Wade, Centre for Response-Based Practice

Integrating Feminist and Response-Based Practice at Kaishees Place
Barb McInerney & Renee-Claude Carriere, Kaishees Place: Whitehorse

Closing Remarks

Prayer
William Greenland

The Council would like to thank the following for their support:

  • Coalition Against Family Violence
  • YWCA
  • RCMP
  • Growing Together
  • GNWT
  • NWT Seniors' Society
  • Centre for Responce-Based Practice
 

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