Thursday, October 06, 2011

Upcoming Events - Research Day - Resolve

Second Floor, University Centre
Time Event  Room
8:15 am  Registration
8:45 am Welcome and
Opening Remarks
9:15 am - 10:30 am Key Note  Address:
Tomson Highway “Tomson Highway ‘s Days at Native Residential School”
10:30am - 10:45 am Coffee Break
Time Event Room
10:45 am - 12:00 pm Morning Concurrent Sessions

Session 1 Abused Women’s Encounters with Child Welfare
Kendra Nixon, PH.D. The Experiences of Loss for Abused Mothers Involved in the Child Welfare System
Judy Hughes, PH.D. What Can be Learned From Mother’s Stories About Their Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence and Their Involvement with Child Protection Services.

Session 2 Residential Schools:  The Trauma and The Stories
Marlene R. Atleo, Ph.D. Repositories of Trauma:  Indigenous Peoples in Settler Societies
Marie Lands The Intergenerational Effect
Ken Letander Bearing Witness to Sacred Stories:  The Experience of a Statement Gatherer

Session 3 Healing Journey Stories:  The Impact of Abuse
Meghan Woods, M.A. A Discussion on Sleep Problems in Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence:  Types of Problems Reported and Relationship to Sleep Deprivation and Injury
Jane Ursel, Ph.D. Womens’ Experiences of Abuse and Intervention – Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal perspectives

Session 4 Safety, Respect, and Research in Vulnerable Communities
D. Gaye Warthe, Ph.D. The Development of the Dating Relationship Scales:  Early Findings
Lucia Madariaga - Vignudo The Women Participants and the Researchers Come First:  Safety, Confidentiality and Recruitment Procedures in Research with Young Newcomer Women Experiencing Family Aggression and Violence
     MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2011
    Second Floor, University Centre
Time Event Room
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Kevin Klein Impact of Domestic Homicide on Surviving Family Members
2:15pm - 2:30pm Coffee Break
Time Event Room
2:30 pm - 4:15 pm Afternoon Concurrent Sessions

Session 1 Justice Strategies for Domestic Violence
Amanda Nelund M.A. Restorative Justice in Nova Scotia:  A Case Study
Cheryl Fraehlich, Ph.D. Arresting Women for Intimate Partner Violence:  The Impact of Pro-arrest Policies
Leslie Tutty, Ph.D. An Evaluation of the Calgary Partner Check Process for Domestic Violence

Session 2 Children, Parenting, and the Issue of Abuse
Christine Atea, Ph.D. An Examination of the Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on Mothering, Guiding and Responding to Children
Tamara Taillieu, M.A. Childhood on Externalizing and Internalizing Problem Behaviour in Early Adulthood

Session 3 Healing Journey Stories:  Costs and Consequences
Meghan Woods, M.A. Health Service Use in Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence and Their Experiences of Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Linda DeRiviere, Ph.D. The Healing Journey Study:  Empirical Findings of the Labour Market Outcomes of Women Who Experienced Intimate Partner Abuse

Session 4 Community Initiatives for Change
D. Gaye Warthe, Ph.D. Stepping Up:  Reducing Dating Violence and Its Impact on Post-Secondary Students
Kim Fellner and Crystal Giesbrecht Modelling and Mentoring:  Creating the Supportive Relationships that Lead to Non-Violent Communities
Lana Wells Shift:  The Project to End Domestic Violence
Fee Registration:   $25.00 for the conference – October 17, 2011. 
Please register via PayPal or send cheque payable to RESOLVE University of
Manitoba.  Please send payment by Monday, October 10, 2011 (make cheques payable to RESOLVE-University of Manitoba) and mail to:
                                                RESOLVE Manitoba
                                                Room 108 Isbister Building
                                                University of Manitoba
                                                Winnipeg, MB  R3T 2N2

                                    Register in person from 8:15am – 8:45am at the conference

Courtesy Registration – Fee waived for students and special guests.
                                   Please e-mail and indicate your name by October 10, 2011.

If you require further information, please contact RESOLVE Manitoba at (204) 474-8965 or email: or check the website:

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