Radical Practice for Compassionate Connections


Allies 4 Youth Connections Conference! Radical Practice for Compassionate Connections

From 8:00 am until 4:00 pm

At River Cree Entertainment Centre

300 East Lapotac Blvd

Allies 4 Youth Conference / a4yccommittee@gmail.com

The 4th
Allies 4 Youth Connections
May 25-26, 2020





Website registration is now open!
Regular price $385
Student price $250

Registration includes:
• Breakfast and lunch, as well as snacks and beverages both days
• Includes an evening event of learning and networking on May 25
• Qualifies for 12 hours of ACSW Category ‘A’ credits


Senator Patti Laboucane-Benson
Senator Patti LaBoucane-Benson is a Métis from Treaty 6 territory in Alberta. Her lifelong work has become an extended conversation about healing from historic trauma...

Jane Kovarikova
Child Rights Advocate, Jane Kovarikova, grew up in foster care, and has committed her professional and academic work to bettering youth outcomes. Jane will discuss youth transitioning out of systems...

Dr. Michael Marshall
Dr. Michael Marshall, MBBS, MRCPsych, PGDip (Mental Health Law), CCT, is a psychiatrist with a special interest in transgender health - and in particular the mental wellbeing of gender diverse people...

Jim Sporleder
Under Jim's leadership, Lincoln High School became a "trauma informed" school, gaining national attention, and was later highlighted through the documentary, Paper Tigers...

Jay Dobyns
Jay was a Federal Agent for 27 years. At the A4YC Conference, Jay will focus on working in tough areas, the personal sacrifice it takes...


• Transitioning out of Systems
• Trans Identity
• Transitioning Education to Trauma Informed Practice

If you have any questions please contact: a4yccommittee@gmail.com

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