PRESENTATIONS

Keynotes

Gender Based Violence Training for Practitioners and Counsellors

Tod Augusta Scott provides gender-based violence training to practitioners and counsellors. Gender-based violence is a health issue affecting both men and women but most often in many women and girls.

Gender-based violence effects can take shape in many forms and can take many years to overcome. 

Keynote Subjects

THE SAFETY & REPAIR APPROACH

In this keynote, Tod Augusta Scott provides a new way of responding to gender-based violence training that focuses on safety and repair. This approach emphasizes repairing harm over punishment; repairing harm without creating further harm and creating closure and healing for everyone involved. Issues of trauma and gender are addressed. This keynote is for practitioners in university, military, corporate, government, and community settings. It also benefits administrators and policymakers from these sectors.

Q&A FOR THE FILM, A BETTER MAN

Tod Augusta Scott will discuss the innovative Safety & Repair process used in the documentary A Better Man to address gender-based violence. In the film, Tod interviews a woman and her ex-partner who severely abused her over a two-year period. The process contributes significantly to the repair and healing of both parties. This Q&A is for practitioners in university, military, corporate, government, and community settings. It also benefits administrators and policymakers from these sectors.

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