Event Date/Time: May 10, 2012 End Date/Time: May 11, 2012
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Selected Highlights:

Connecting Science and Practice:

* Dr. Peter Stenn MD, Psychiatry and Sally Mintz-Levy M.A. – The Brain, PTSD and Substance Abuse Disorders
* Ally Jamieson MSW, PhD – The Biology and Psychology of Trauma

New ways to Look at Trauma:

* Little Brown Bear, I.C.A.D.C., Métis - Ancient Wisdom and New Perspectives
* Lt Col Stephane Grenier, Mental Health Commission of Canada - Challenging the Status Quo. Stephane is the creator of the Canadian military Peer Support program for PTSD.

Emotional Literacy in Education and Service Provision

* “The Algoma Model” – ( Multiple Presenters ) - Learning from the success of one region that embraced ‘Emotional Literacy’ in community agencies as well as school curriculum.
* Kevin Cutler, Ontario Ministry of Education – A Strengths-Based Approach In Dealing With Bullying and Applying Restorative Justice.
* Jacquie Lehman, Student - Emotional Literacy in real Time. Jacquie Lehman will share her personal experience with trauma; emotional literacy in the culture and curriculum of her high school and present curriculum that she development for grade 8 students.

Brain Injury – A significant portion of your clients have brain injury.

* Jane Topolovec-Vranic, PhD., Dr. Donna Outchterlony, MSW, RSW & Naomi Ennis - Shedding Light on Traumatic Brain Injury and Homelessness -- Includes a pre-conference survey for participants and an interactive workshop on creating education for service providers.
* Jeanette Holman-Price , VP Brain Injury Association of Canada – The Unseen Epidemic: A National and Personal Perspective.

Progressive Approaches

* Hannah Sherebrin - Stomp Clay, Create Tapestry of Resilience Hands-on experience combating Vicarious Trauma (VT)
* Ava Zaritskyi, RSW and Kathy Harris - Introduction to alternative therapies and the role of trauma, grief, and body work combined for an effective treatment.

In Addition,

o Contemporary Dance Piece ”Trapped in My Mind” choreographed by Katie Felix
o A visual exploration of ‘Trauma’ led by Deb Waddington, Artist.
o "Dedicated Listener" - Ann Morgan will take in the conference and reflect back during the last forum at the close of the event.

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About CAST Canada
Cast Canada has been holding workshops for helping professionals, presenting at Schools and Universities,
and giving speeches to public and corporate audiences in Ontario and across Canada since 2004.

CAST stands for Come And Sit Together

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