LESSONS IN TRAUMA-INFORMED PRACTICE: Working with Victims of Domestic / Intimate Partner / Sexual Violence 

Jun. 1, 2022
Fredericton Online

12 pm - 1:30 pm (ATL) • Webcast (Zoom)

In this session, panelists will explore the fundamentals of trauma-informed practice and how to apply this approach when working with victims of domestic / intimate partner violence. The session will focus on how lawyers can build better relationships with clients who have experienced D/IPV in criminal law, family law, and civil litigation settings. More specifically, panelists will discuss:

      •  Principles of trauma-informed practice 
      •  Engaging with the Intimate Partner Violence 
         Intervention Act
      •  Advocating for clients who have experienced 
         trauma associated with domestic or intimate 
         partner violence
      • Tools and resources for lawyers working with 
         individuals who have experienced domestic or 
         intimate partner violence

Marie-Gabrielle Gagnon, Women and Gender Equality Canada 

Carley Parish, Q.C., Lutz Parish Gerrish

Kim McCurdy, Mosher Chedore

Kylie Bergfalk, Sexual Violence New Brunswick 

Lindsay Manuel, Government of NB - Women’s Equality


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    Ginette Arseneault
    PD Program Coordinator