CAS/VAW Annual Forum
Wednesday March 8, 2017
This full-day Forum aims to bring together over 200 stakeholders from child welfare and violence against women organizations to participate in an informative, educational and inspiring session.
Attendants are updated on the important work of the CAS/VAW Collaboration Agreement Advisory Committee in Toronto, in an engaging and interactive way and to provide an opportunity for questions, insights and collective learning.
This forum provides an opportunity for participants to
(i) connect with each other;
(ii) share perspectives, experiences, and assumptions; and
(iii) problem solve and devise strategies for continued and enhanced collaboration going forward.
Furthermore, participants provide feedback and recommendations regarding the most effective strategies and approaches to bringing the work of the CAS/VAW Collaboration Agreement Advisory Committee up a level in order to inform next steps.
This year’s forum, titled Woman Abuse and Child Abuse: Beyond the Politics will take place on Wednesday March 8, 2017 at the Yorkdale Holiday Inn, located at 3450 Dufferin St, Toronto, ON, M6A 2V1.
We are welcoming special guest speaker Dr. Gabor Maté. A renowned speaker, and bestselling author, Dr. Maté is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development.