World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons by Patricia Coelho, Project Coordinator at the Barbara Schlifer Clinic July, 2019 In 2003, the United Nations designated July 30th as the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. The aim is to bring about worldwide awareness...

Mindfulness for Trauma Recovery

The Role of Mindfulness in Trauma Recovery by Holly Miles, Counsellor at the Barbra Schlifer Clinic July 2019 Popular culture has recently embraced the idea of Mindfulness as a means of stress reduction. However, it is a concept that is thousands of years old and...

Articles

By Holly Miles What does it mean to be ‘Trauma-Informed?’At the core of trauma is a persistent feeling of being unsafe in the world. What does it mean to be trauma-informed and how to create trauma-informed spaces that facilitate healing? Read more >>   By...

Being ‘Trauma-Informed’

What does it mean to be’Trauma Informed?’ Content warning: This article discusses the general themes of violence and sexual abuse. Holly is a counsellor at the Barbra Schlifer Clinic As a counsellor who provides individual and group counselling for trauma...

Bill Watch

Tiffany Lau is a staff lawyer at the Barbra Schlifer Clinic This month, two proposed pieces of legislation made their way through the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs (“Committee”) for consideration. The first of these Bills is C-337, a...

Who Matters to You?

Tell me, who matters to you?   By Ly Berry   On March 24th, the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic held the second annual SHE MATTERS fundraiser for young professionals interested in social justice. New to the Clinic, I had limited exposure to SHE MATTERS and event...