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Webcast Roundtable: Needs of Family and Community After Mass Casualty Incidents

June 28, 2022 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Primary site location:

Halifax Convention Centre
1650 Argyle Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Grafton Street entrance

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  • Roundtable: Needs of Family and Community After Mass Casualty Incidents
    • Dr. Grete Dyb, Adjunct Professor in the Institute of Clinical Medicine at the University of Oslo; Co-Author of Expert Report: Survivors and the Aftermath of the Terrorist Attack on Utøya Island, Norway
    • Dr. Jaclyn Schildkraut, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at the State University of New York at Oswego; Author of Expert Report: Supporting Survivors and Communities after Mass Shootings
    • Levent Altan, Executive Director of Victim Support in Europe. 
    • Mary Fetchet, President and Executive Director of Voices Center for Resilience.
    • Serena Lewis, former Northern Zone Grief Coordinator and Provincial Grief Consultant. 
    • Dr. Megan McElheran, CEO of Wayfound Mental Health Group and Clinical Psychologist. 
    • Dr. Terry Mitchell, Clinical and Community Psychologist. 

Visit the Roundtables webpage to learn more about the core themes of the roundtables and the members participating.


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