Linda Baker, Learning Network, Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children, Western University
Dr. Baker is the Learning Director at the Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children at Western University. She is past Director of the Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System (the London Family Court Clinic). Her research and clinical work has involved adolescent/adult offenders and children/adults who have been victims of abuse and involved with mental services or the criminal and family court systems. She has co-authored numerous publications/resources related to IPV exposed children and families, including: Walk Proud, Dance Proud: Footprints on a Healing Journey; Helping Children Thrive: Supporting Woman Abuse Survivors as Mothers; Little Eyes, Little Ears: How Violence against a Mother Shapes Children as They Grow; and Helping an Abused Woman: 101 things to Know, Say and Do. Currently, she is leading the Centre’s knowledge translation and exchange initiatives--the Violence Against Women Learning Network, a provincial initiative in Ontario, and the Knowledge Hub, a national initiative related to trauma-informed health promotion for survivors of family violence.
Partnering Organization: Learning Network, Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children, Western University www.vawlearningnetwork.ca/