Inviting Resilience is a national conference hosted by Trent University; Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre; and The Mane Intent Inc on May 21 & May 22, 2019 at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. The Inviting Resilience Conference will combine academic and experiential learning to provide meaningful opportunities in building community capacity for the newest evidence-based practices; community-driven, multi-sectoral initiatives; and trauma-informed programming focused on building resilience in youth and adults impacted by childhood adversity and interpersonal trauma over the lifespan.
Learn what is required to create and nurture resilient communities. Gain ideas and create meaningful connections with others who share an interest in trauma-informed programming. Build your toolkit of coping skills and resilience-building resources that you can bring to your practice, your community initiatives, your organization and your life.
The conference program is designed for researchers, practitioners, program facilitators, health care professionals, educators, social workers and other knowledge workers in community service, education, public health and crime prevention with an interest in strengths-based, trauma-informed community programs and research in the areas of mental health, trauma, youth, resilience, socio-emotional learning and equine-assisted learning.