ADRIC Webinar: Trauma-Informed ADR: How to Support Clients

ADRIC Webinar: Trauma-Informed ADR: How to Support Clients


January 27, 2021 - 12:00pm-2:00pm Eastern Time

FREE for everyone, however advance registration required no later than Monday January 25th at 11:59pm ET

Registered participants will be sent an email with the ZOOM link the day before the webinar. Please be sure to check your Spam folder before contacting us.

We presented a session last November with Karen Snowshoe on A Trauma-Informed Approach to Managing ADR (
Karen returns January 27th, 2021 - 12 PM - 2PM ET  joined by mental health professional Vicki Enns, MMFT, RMFT to discuss trauma, its physiology (i.e. what happens to the brain, etc.) and how to support those who get triggered during ADR processes.
This session will also discuss vicarious trauma/vicarious resilience for ADR practitioners.
Karen Snowshoe is a Lawyer, Arbitrator, Mediator and Workplace Investigator. Since 2009, Ms. Snowshoe has provided Adjudication services (claims of first instance and appeals) and Mediation services across Canada. Her main clients have included the Indian Residential School Adjudication Secretariat, the Northwest Territories Human Rights Adjudication Panel and the Workers’ Compensation Tribunal of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. She has chaired two Federal Land Claim Arbitration Panels and maintains membership in numerous professional organizations dedicated to the administration of justice. She has held over 150 hearings across Canada and written 100+ well-reasoned decisions involving claims of first instance and appeal.
Ms. Snowshoe is passionate about providing trauma-informed and culturally sensitive investigations. As senior counsel with the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls (MMIWG), Ms. Snowshoe built, trained and led a national team of statement gatherers who conducted trauma-informed interviews across Canada, on a confidential basis. Ms. Snowshoe has also facilitated agreements between a variety of Indigenous and non-Indigenous organizations.
In 2018, Ms. Snowshoe was elected as a Bencher (Governor) of the Law Society of British Columbia. Ms. Snowshoe’s brings a unique perspective to the governance of the Law Society. She has made valuable contributions in the following areas: Access to Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, Credentials, Practice Standards, Truth & Reconciliation, Mental Health Task Force and the Disciplinary process. Ms. Snowshoe is the first Indigenous woman to be elected as a Bencher in the B.C. Law Society’s history. Ms. Snowshoe has been a long-time resident of Vancouver. She also lived and worked in Canada’s north (the Yukon and the Northwest Territories) for 14 years.
Vicki Enns is the Clinical Director of the Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute, and an Approved Supervisor with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. She is the editor and co-author of two books Counselling Insights and Counseling in Relationships. In her private practice, she specializes in the area of trauma recovery across the lifespan, and she helps individuals, couples, and families build positive mental health and relational skills across developmental stages. She believes in a holistic approach to wellness that applies to both clients and helpers. Vicki also believes that it is essential for helpers to continue learning and developing their self-awareness alongside evolving clinical skills. As a trainer, she is particularly gifted at creating a learning atmosphere that is collaborative and respectful, and which embraces diversity in personal identity, skills, and cultural perspectives.

Professional Development Accreditation:
•    ADRIC Continuing Education & Engagement (CEE) points: 4
•    Law Society of British Columbia: 2 hours
•    Law Society of Saskatchewan: 2 hours
•    CPD accreditation pending from all Law Societies across Canada

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