Training

BRIDGES faculty are available for training and supervision. BRIDGES faculty has presented widely internationally as well as  in every province in Canada. They have presented in Asia, Europe, and the United States. BRIDGES also co-sponsors the Canadian Domestic Violence Conference and has often co-sponsored the Catching the Winds of Change Conference.

Selected Presentations

 

2016 June 27-28 International Restorative Justice Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia
2016 May 9 Engaging Men in Gender-Based Violence, Hamilton, Ontario
2016 May 4-5 Galvanizing Family Therapy, Galveston Island, Texas
2015 October 23 Restorative Justice and Intimate Partner Violence, Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre Conference, Fredericton, NB
2015 June 5 Building a Feminist Restorative Justice Response to Domestic Violence. Canadian Domestic Violence Conference 4, Toronto, ON
Tod Augusta-Scott, Leigh Goodmark, Joan Pennell
2015 June 4 A Better Man-A Panel on the Documentary. Canadian Domestic Violence Conference 4, Toronto, ON
Tod Augusta-Scott, Lawrence Jackman, Attiya Khan, Christine Kleckner
2015 June 4 Restorative Principles and Intimate Partner Violence: A Nova Scotia Experience. Canadian Domestic Violence Conference 4, Toronto, ON
Tod Augusta-Scott, Pamela Harrison, Verona Singer
2015 March 24 Can a Restorative Approach Ensure Better Access to Justice for All? Be The Peace/Second Story Women’s Centre, Bridgewater, NS
2014 December 4 Restorative Principles and Intimate Partner Violence. Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women, Halifax, NS
Tod Augusta-Scott, Pamela Harrison, Verona Singer
2014 October 22 Restorative Principles and Intimate Partner Violence. Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre Conference, Fredericton, NB
Tod Augusta-Scott, Pamela Harrison, Verona Singer
2014 July 8 Restorative Justice. Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission, Halifax, Nova Scotia
2014 May 7 Narrative Therapy, Restorative Justice and Intimate Partner Violence, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario
2013 July 3-8 Group Manual: Working with men who abuse their female partners, Healing Drum Society, Yellowknife, NWT
2013 March 14-16 Talking with men who have abused about women’s abuse, Winds of Change 6, Austin, Texas
2013 March 1 Talking with men who have abused about women’s abuse. Canadian Domestic Violence Conference 3, Toronto, Ontario
2012 Dec. 12-13 Group Manual: Working with men who abuse their female partners. Healing Drum Society, Yellowknife, NWT
2012 May 2-3 Group Manual: Working with men who abuse their female partners. Family Services Association, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
2012 April 18-16 Keynote, Knowledge Sharing Forum, Department of Justice, Jasper, Alberta
2012 March 26-27 Group Manual: Working with men who abuse their female partners, Grande Prairie, Alberta
2012 February 16 Brief and Narrative Therapy with Families, Couples and Individuals, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario
2012 January 26-27 Addressing domestic violence implementing a community-based approach. Narrative Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba
2011 October 29 Narrative practice. Social Work Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
2011 March 22 Keynote: Narrative conversations with men in groups, Canadian Domestic Violence Conference 2, Toronto, Ontario
2010 July 9 Narrative Conversations with men about abuse. Narrative Therapy School, Dulwich Centre, Toronto, Ontario
2010 May 7 Talking about women’s abusive behavior with men who have abused. Therapeutic Conversations 10, Vancouver, BC
2010 May 7 Innovations with men who abuse. Co-presented with Alan Jenkins. Therapeutic Conversations 10, Vancouver, BC
2010 March 1-3 Group Manual: Working with men who abuse their partners. Nfld Department of Justice, St. John’s, Newfoundland
2010 February 19 Narrative Therapy in the context of family violence. Hincks-Dellcrest International, Toronto, Ontario
2010 February 4-5 Narrative Innovations in practice with men who abuse. John Howard Society, Grande Prairie, Alberta
2010 January 20 Changes in the field of Domestic Violence. Federal Network of Provincial Community Services, Halifax, Nova Scotia
2009 Nov 20 Innovations in Practice: Narrative conversations with men about using abuse. Family Services, St. Catherine’s Ontario
2009 Sept 28-30 Group manual: Conversations with men who abuse. Department of Health, Nfld, St. John’s, Newfoundland
2009 June 17 Dichotomies and the Power and Control Story. Keynote. Canadian Domestic Violence Conference 1, Toronto, Ontario
2009 June 16 Talking with men who abused about women’s abuse. Canadian Domestic Violence Conference 1, Toronto, Ontario
2009 April 20-22 Narrative Therapy: Conversations with men about perpetrating abuse, Family Therapy Centre, Oslo, Norway
2009 February 19 Narrative Therapy in the context of family violence. Hincks-Dellcrest International, Toronto, Ontario
2009 January 31 Dichotomies in work with men who abuse. Narrative Centre. Saint Thomas University, Fredericton, New Brunswick
2008 May – July Group Manual: Conversations with men about abuse, Department of Justice, Fredericton, New Brunswick
2008 June 6-7 Narrative Therapy and Change. Co-presented with Jim Duvall, Winds of Change 3, Halifax, Nova Scotia
2008 June 8 The healing metaphor in therapy. Co-presenter: Jill Freeman, Winds of Change 3, Halifax, Nova Scotia
2008 June 9 The first conversation with men who abuse. Winds of Change 3, Halifax, Nova Scotia
2008 March 2-3 Working with military families experiencing family violence. Canadian Forces, Ottawa, Ontario
2008  Feb 22 Narrative Therapy in the context of family violence. Hincks-Dellcrest International, Toronto, Ontario
2007 June 12-15 Collaborative work with men who abuse. Narrative Therapy Conference, Kristiansand, Norway
2007 March 22-23 Working with military families experiencing family violence. Canadian Forces, Ottawa, Ontario
2006, Dec 1-3 Conjoint Work and Domestic Violence, Family Services, Peel, Ontario
2006, June 8 Narrative Conversations about relapse prevention plans. Therapeutic Conversations 7, Vancouver, British Columbia
2006 March 2-3 Working with military families experiencing family violence. Canadian Forces, Ottawa, Ontario
2005 March 12 Narrative Practice and domestic violence. Department of Education, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia
2005 Oct 20-21 Innovations in Practice: Narrative Therapy and Domestic Violence. Family Services, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
2005 July 6 Working with men who have sexually abused. Narrative Therapy Conference, Hong Kong, China.
2003 July 9 Reflexivity in conversations with men about abuse. Narrative Therapy Conference, Liverpool, England
2003 June 16 Working with men who abuse. C Hincks- Dellcrest Centre, Toronto, Ontario.
2003 March 16 Moving away from dichotomies in work with men. Family Center, Winnipeg, Manitoba
2002 October 16 Working with families and violence using a narrative approach. Early Childhood Centres, Charlottetown, Prince Edward  Island
2002 June 12-13 Conversations with men about abuse. Narrative Therapy Conference, Atlanta, Georgia
2002 May 3 Keynote: Inviting men to change. National Perspectives on Abuse Intervention Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia
2002 October Working with men who use abuse in intimate relationships. Family Violence Workers, Winnipeg, Manitoba
2001 May 21 Intersecting Masculinities and men who abuse. Canadian Congress, Quebec City, Quebec
2001 May Child Protection and Domestic Violence. Department of Community Services, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
2000 October 11 Moving toward Respect: National Conference on Working With Abusive Men, Victoria, British Columbia.
2000 October 7 Men who abuse. Co-presenter: Jeurgen Dankwort. International Social Work Conference, Toronto, Ontario
2000 Sept 15 Canadian Forces and Domestic Violence. Canadian Forces Atlantic, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
1999 June 6 Re-inventing the Wheel: Finding New Stories for Men Who Batter. Canadian Congress Sherbrooke, Quebec.
1999 May 12 Child Protection and Domestic Violence. Department of Community Services, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
1998 October Inviting men to change. Department of Education, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
1997 October 23 Sexism, homophobia and men who abuse. Department of Sociology, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
1996 January 12 Child Protection and Domestic Violence. Department of Community Services, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
1995 October 21 Power, Control and Abuse. Department of Social work. Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia