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Training and Consultation

Training and Consultation

Dr. McLeod has presented on trauma-informed care across Canada, including providing a full-day training as part of the 2015 Sick Kids Infant Mental Health Promotion's bi-annual International Conference in Toronto, Ontario; presenting on the impact of trauma at the national Child Welfare Directors meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia; and training teachers on trauma-informed approaches in Kimmiruit, Nunavut. She regularly provides training and consultation to parents, schools, early childhood educators, group homes, and mental and medical health professionals on the impact of trauma and on developing more trauma-informed spaces. Trainings range in topic and length. Examples of recent  and upcoming trainings include:

  • Building Trauma-Informed Schools - Peterborough Catholic District School Board, Peterborough, Ontario. May 4, 2018
  • Becoming Trauma-Informed - School Social Workers Professional Development Conference. Hamilton-Wentworth District Catholic School Board, Hamilton, Ontario. May 2, 2018
  • Trauma in a Play-Based Setting -  Keynote Address,  Chances Family Centre Conference, Charlottetown, PEI. April 13 and 14, 2018
  • Looking at Youth Through the Trauma Lens - Two-day Workshop for staff at the Dam (Develop, Assist, Mentor). Mississauga, Ontario. March 22 and 23, 2018
  • Trauma-Informed Schools 101 -  Lakehead District School Board, Thunder Bay, Ontario. January 26 and March 2, 2018
  • Trauma-Sensitive Schools - Full-day training. Durham Catholic School Board, Oshawa, Ontario. February 16, 2018
  • Addressing Caregiver Needs in a Trauma-Informed Child and Adolescent Setting - Full-day workshop. Peel Children's Centre, Mississauga, Ontario. November 17, 2017
  • Calming the Storm: How Becoming Trauma-Informed Can Help Children and Youth Succeed at Home, School, and in the Community - Full-day training. Peel District School Board School Social Work Conference, Mississauga, Ontario.  November 7, 2017
  • Caring for Trauma-Impacted Children in a Play-Based Setting - Keynote Address. Mental Health in the Early Years Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia. October 22, 2017
  • Transforming the Traumatized Brain. Early Childhood Association of Prince Edward Island 2017 Fall Conference. Charlottetown, PEI, October 18 and 19, 2017 

On-site consultation to assist with responding to trauma-based concerns and strengthening trauma-informed approaches is also available. For more information, please contact the centre directly at or by calling (519) 265-8040.