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The Symposium on Child & Youth Trauma

is an annual, bilingual conference taking place since 2018, which brings together thousands of policy-makers, researchers, advocates, students and professionals from the mental health, medical, and wellness fields to improve trauma-informed services for children and youth.

The recordings are now available!

Missed Symposium 2024? It's possible to participate in a replay, until August 15th, 2024.

- The content (slides and recordings) are available until August 15th, 2024.
- A certificate of participation was also sent to all participants.

The 2024 Symposium on Child & Youth Trauma

took place on May 1 and 2, 2024, at the Palais des Congrès of Montreal, with the option of joining remotely.

The presentations and slides have all been translated and are available on the Symposium platform for a period of three months, until August 15h, 2024, to facilitate participation.

This year's keynote speakers were Dr. Cécile Rousseau, Dr. Michael Ungar, Dr. Monnica Williams, Dr. Chandra Ghosh Ippen and 12 presentations by Consortium members.

A certificate of attendance his provided to all participants (recognized as continuing education hours by many professional associations and orders). More information here.

 

Student Posters 2024

Students presented their posters at the Trauma Symposium 2024, at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal!

Undergraduate and graduate students and post-doctoral fellows from Canadian universities were invited to submit a proposal as individuals or as a group. Posters had to describe applied or theoretical research (including original research, program evaluations or literature reviews) in the area of child and youth trauma. Work that was submitted could be completed or in progress.

Symposium 2023

This year, the Symposium took place on May 10th and 11th and featured more than 20 fascinating presentations on trauma-informed practices by experts in the field such as Dr. Judith L. Herman, Dr. Rennie Linklater and Dr. Pascale Brillon.

Take a look at our flyer

to find out more about the 2023 Trauma Symposium

To consult the complete list

of the speakers and their presentations

Summary of Keynote Presentations

2023 Student Posters

Students presented their posters at the Trauma Symposium 2023, at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal!

Undergraduate and graduate students and post-doctoral fellows from Canadian universities were invited to submit a proposal as individuals or as a group. Posters had to describe applied or theoretical research (including original research, program evaluations or literature reviews) in the area of child and youth trauma. Work that was submitted could be completed or in progress.

Keynotes

Dr. Judith L. Herman

May 10th 9:30 am EST - Online presentation that was broadcasted live from the Palais des Congrès de Montréal

Dr. Renee (Rennie) Linklater

May 10th 11:10 am EST - Presentation given in person, at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal, which was broadcasted online

Dr. Pascale Brillon

May 11th 1:15pm EST - Presentation given in person, at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal, which was broadcasted online

Follow this link

To consult the complete list

of the speakers and their presentations

See the schedule in brief

Symposium 2022

The 2022 Child and Youth Trauma Symposium

This year, we were fortunate to have Dr. Sandra Bloom as our keynote speaker who presented a new organizational and clinical approach called Creating PRESENCE as well as 8 practice-based presentations. 

In addition to this rich programming, pre-recorded presentations and wellness activities will be hosted on the broadcast platform for a period of 3 months!

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General Information

on 2022 Trauma Symposium

Key Ideas

From Sandra Bloom's Presentations

Live and Pre-Recorded Presentations

of the 2022 Trauma Symposium

Symposium 2021

General Information

about the 2021 Trauma symposium

Key Ideas

from Margaret E.Blaustein's presentations

Live and Pre-Recorded Presentations

of the 2021 Trauma Symposium