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The 6th installment of Casey House’s mental health series of lectures for healthcare and support service providers

The current theme is: Approaches to HIV and Trauma


Trauma-Informed Care for Persons Living with HIV with Dr. Catherine Classen

Thursday April 28th – 12:00-1:30pm

The 519 Church Street Community Centre

Please email to confirm your attendance at this event.

Pizza will be provided.


Dr. Catherine Classen is a clinical psychologist with expertise in the treatment of psychological trauma. She is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, a senior scientist and director of the Women’s Mental Health Research Program at Women’s College Research Institute and the academic leader of the Trauma Therapy Program at Women’s College Hospital. She is a past president of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation and sits on the editorial board of several trauma journals. Dr. Classen’s research interests include examining the efficacy of psychotherapeutic interventions for women who have experienced stressful life events such as child abuse, violence or serious illness. Her work is also dedicated towards advancing trauma-informed care within the health care system. She has numerous publications including a co-authored book (with Carrie Clark, Anne Fourt and Maithili Shetty) “Treating the trauma survivor: An essential guide to trauma-informed care,” published by Routledge in 2015.