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Started in 2009 as a pilot program with funding support from Ontario Trillium Foundation, the Internship Training Program is an advanced training institute combining theory and professionally supervised direct practice in the area of child sexual victimization. The training focuses on comprehensive trauma and abuse assessments Little-Heroand related intervention and treatment in this highly specialized area of practice.

The innovative, intensive curriculum was developed by the Council's Clinical Director, Nancy Falls, with the help of several of our Clinical Members and other experts in the field, and was piloted by this group. There were six graduates of the pilot Internship Program. Our sincere thanks to the Children's Aid Society of Hamilton, the Catholic Children's Aid Society of Hamilton, and the Regional Indian Centre for their support of the pilot.

The Internship Training Program continues to provide an intensive and specialized curriculum and receives excellent evaluative feedback from graduating interns. It focuses on research and best practices, offering participants the "how to" of comprehensive trauma and abuse assessment and related intervention and treatment. For information about the program, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..