#13: Art Fisher and Nancy MacDonald

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On this episode Will Sherwin and Scott Ralston talk with Art Fisher and Nancy MacDonald, co-founders of the Nova Scotia Trauma-Informed Network and Directors of the Family Service Agencies of Western and Eastern Nova Scotia respectively.  We discuss honoring people’s response-skills to violence, thinking critically about the language of trauma-informed care, the social determinants of health, “going rogue” and more.

Art Fisher can be reached at art.fisher@ns.sympatico.ca

Nancy MacDonald can be reached nmacdonald@fsens.ns.ca


Will Sherwin, LMFT works in Irvine, CA and can be reached at wwsherwin@gmail.com

Scott Ralston, LCSW works in Oakland, CA and can be reached at smr@there.net


Show References:

CHNET-WORKS! Webinar #437 Family Violence Prevention – Building Trauma Informed Communities with Nancy McDonald and Art Fisher.

Health, Illness, Men and Masculinities (HIMM): a theoretical framework for understanding men and their health” by Dr. Blye Frank.

Decolonizing Trauma Work by Renee Linklater.