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Exposing the links between IPV and traumatic brain injury

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Four Points by Sheraton Kelowna Airport

5505 Airport Way

Kelowna, BC V1V 3C3

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Do you work with, or support, women who’ve experienced intimate partner violence?

Mark October 2, 2018 in your calendar and plan to attend Exposing the links between intimate partner violence and traumatic brain injury – in Kelowna.

In this free regional training conference, participants will hear from some of the leading experts in the field, and:

  • Learn the signs and symptoms of traumatic brain injury.
  • Understand the short and long-term challenges caused by traumatic brain injury.
  • Hear about ground breaking research into traumatic brain injury in abuse survivors.
  • Learn about tools being developed to better support survivors.
  • Discuss development of client assessments, and training for frontline staff.

Presenters include:

Halina (Lin) Haag
- Faculty of Social Work, Wilfred Laurier University
- Acquired Brain Injury Research Lab, University of Toronto

Nneka MacGregor, LLB
- Executive Director, WomenatthecentrE, Toronto

Dr. Harry Miller
- Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology, University of British Columbia (Okanagan)
- Clinical Psychologist, Interior Health

Dr. Paul van Donkelaar
- Professor, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, University of British Columbia (Okanagan)
- Associate Vice Principal Research, University of British Columbia (Okanagan)

This event is made possible thanks to generous support from the BC Government (Civil Forfeiture Office) in partnership with the Victim Services and Crime Prevention Division of the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General. Space is limited.

Lunch is included in registration. For those looking to stay the evening pre/post conference the Sheraton Four Points is offering attendees a room rate of $159 (single/double occupancy) contact 855-900-5505 to book and identify you are with the Kelowna Women's Shelter conference on October 1.

Food Allergies/Restrictions? Please send an email to our event coordinator at info@impactevents.ca to ensure we accommodate you.

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5505 Airport Way

Kelowna, BC V1V 3C3

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