The conference is over, thank you to everyone who participated! 

Dates: April 11-12, 2017

Location: University of Ottawa, Tabaret Hall, Huguette Labelle Hall (550 Cumberland, Ottawa, Ontario)



FemAnVi organized the conference International Perspectives on Post-Separation Violence, which took place on April 11th and 12th, 2017 at the University of Ottawa.

It follows ExpViolence, a previous conference where post-separation violence has been identified as a priority issue. Speakers provide from research and practice arenas from Canada, United States and Europe.

This bilingual* conference addressed the issues and challenges as well as innovative practices in this field.

PowerPoint Presentation from the conference

Post-SeperationViolence Against Women and Children [In French Only]

Patrizia Romito, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Italie 


Panel: Can Violent Men Be Good Fathers [In French Only]

Patrick Ladouceur, Université d’Ottawa, Canada


Assessing Post-Seperation Risk and Safety For Women Victims of Conjugal Violence Using a Response-Based Practice [In French Only]

Cathy Richardson, Université de MontréalCanada


« My mother is always scared because my father will never give up » : Children’s Perspectives on Post-Seperation Violence [In French Only]

Simon Lapierre, University of ‘Ottawa, Canada

(coming soon)

When Radicalization Interacts with Domestic Violence [In French Only]

Dominique Damant, Université de Montréal, Canada


The Prosecution of Teresa Craig: Expert Evidence on Coercive Control in Support of Self-Defence 

Elizabeth Sheehy, Université d’Ottawa, Canada


Safety for Women and Children? The Three Planet Problem  

Marianne Hester, University of Bristol, Angleterre


Panel: Is the System Protecting Women and Children? 

Mariachiara Feresin, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Italie 


Harnessing the Power of Community Based Participatory Research to Promote Survivor Safety: The Domestic Violence Program Evaluation Research Collaborative

Kirstie Thomas, Simmons College, États-Unis


Making Separation Safe for Survivors: What we Know, What We Can Do  

Sasha Drobnick, DV LEAP, États-Unis

(Coming soon)

Exploring the Implications of a Perpetrator Pattern-Based Approach for Post-Seperation Domestic Violence Cases  

Heidi Rankin, Safe and Together Institute, États-Unis 



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Click here for the PDF version of the program.


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