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Trauma, the Past and Approaches to Healing Workshop

December 11, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm


Trauma, the Past and Approaches to Healing: Disability informed approaches to trauma

An OADD-Vita Community Services and Mens Sana Workshop

December 11th, 2017 8:30 – 3:30

Presenters: Amanda Gee, Heather Hermans, David Hingsburger

People with disabilities have lived lives filled with trauma. From abuse, to institutionalization, to rejection and lack of welcome in community settings people with disabilities have experienced pain and hurt. This session will look at strategies for trauma informed practice for people with disabilities. The presenters will explore the issues of trauma and the accumulation of past hurts and suggest strategies and ideas for both everyday and clinical support. This session will be looking at trauma and approaches as it affect people who experience a wide variety of intellectual disabilities including those with significant disabilities who are not often thought to be able to benefit from healing approaches.

Cost is $90 + HST for OADD members; $105.00 + HST for non-members

Downloadable registration form: Registration form

More information contact OADD at mailto:oadd@oadd.org


December 11, 2017
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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University of Toronto Conference Centre
89 Chestnut Street
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1R1 Canada
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