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Angelique Jenney


Angelique is the Wood’s Homes Research Chair in Children’s Mental Health in the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Calgary and Associate Director of the Safe & Understood Project at Child Development Institute. Wood’s Homes is a multi-service, non-profit children’s mental health centre based in Calgary.

Dr. Jenney has over 20 years experience in intervention and prevention services within the children’s mental health and violence against women sectors. Dr. Jenney’s research and program development has been devoted to understanding and responding to the impact of violence in families.

Her research and practice interests include: family-based interventions for childhood trauma; child protection responses to family violence cases; the experience of mothering in the context of violence/trauma; and reflective approaches to teaching and training social work students.