Trauma Informed Practice - Understanding the Neurobiological and Psychological Effects of Trauma
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Trauma Informed Practice - Understanding the Neurobiological and Psychological Effects of Trauma

Monday, June 17, 2024
11:00 - 2:00 ET

Dr. Lori Haskell is a clinical psychologist who splits her time between delivering professional training and educational presentations across Canada and her clinical private practice.  She is a nationally recognized expert on trauma and abuse, and on trauma informed approaches to mental health service delivery and on legal responses.
Appointment as Member of the Order of Canada, December 29, 2022. This honour, is given for outstanding achievement and service to the nation. Dr Haskell received this honour for her outstanding contributions to trauma-informed approaches to mental health service delivery and legal responses
Research Associate, Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children, University of Western Ontario. (appointed October, 2003 -  ongoing).
Assistant Professor (Status appointment), Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto  (appointed July 1, 2000 to June, 2016). 

  • Dr. Haskell has worked on collaborative projects addressing the impact of trauma on Indigenous peoples, trauma and the service challenges for developmentally disabled people, complex trauma and homelessness, trauma and hoarding behaviours and restorative justice and gendered violence. She has provided expert evidence in a number of legal proceedings, including criminal trials (most recently in the Nygard and Hoggard sexual assault trials) and gave expert testimony at the Coroner’s Inquest this past June of the domestic homicide of three women in Ontario.  

  • She regularly delivers professional trainings at conferences for Crown Attorneys and other lawyers, to service providers, mental health professionals, professional colleges and to police forces across Canada, on the need for trauma informed criminal justice system responses and enhanced understandings of the neurobiology of trauma. In early 2024, Dr Haskell was invited to give presentations to judges at the National judicial institute annual conference and in Febuary to the BC Court of Appeal Judiciary.  

  • Dr. Haskell has also published a book (First Stage Trauma Treatment: A Guide for Therapists Working with Women (Toronto:  CAMH, University of Toronto, 2003) and numerous articles on issues of trauma and abuse, including co-authoring a recent report for Justice Canada, “The Impact of Trauma on Adult Sexual Assault Victims:  What the Criminal justice system needs to know” (2019).

Early Bird Registration - Deadline May 24, 2024
$325 - FCO Member
$375 - Non-Member

Regular Registration - From May 25, 2024
$350 - FCO Member
$400 - Non-Member

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