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Building resilience in rural Nova Scotia
May
25
2:00 PM14:00

Building resilience in rural Nova Scotia

Responding to violence and trauma through system, community and individual interventions

Art Fisher and Chris Hessian will look at how policy-driven governmental systems are held under-accountable, contradicting the aims of community-based prevention, and perpetuate individual over-accountability and ethical failure. Their keynote explores the impact of increased monitoring, stigma, and rigid policies on the psychosocial, ethical selves of underserved individuals in rural communities.

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What gets in the way?
May
24
9:00 AM09:00

What gets in the way?

Addressing barriers to providing culturally responsive services

This keynote session from Deborah Levans addresses barriers to providing culturally responsive services. She will identify historical and present systemic and structural barriers in the social work professions that limit and/or prevent the provision of culturally-responsive trauma care.

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