Community of Practice Mental Health Call May 24, 2024

Dr. Peter Centre is pleased to announce the fifth community of practice call associated with their  2-year National Trauma- and Violence-Informed Train-the-Trainer Mentorship Program, funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).

The objective of the program is to address trauma, post-traumatic stress, and burnout among frontline workers in the health and social service sector by increasing capacity to provide trauma- and violence-informed care to both themselves and their clients.

The next national Community of Practice call will be held on Friday, May 24th at 10 AM Pacific time. The video call will be conducted in English, with simultaneous French translation provided. Please register here:

The topic for this Community Practice call is safety planning for your team and Tracey from Frontline Baddies will provide the training. Safety planning is a tool we use in relation to clients, but we also need to understand how to keep our workers safe and how to respond when they have experienced a mental injury on the job.


Trainer: Tracey Gaydosh

Tracey Gaydosh (she/her) is a Supervisor of a harm reduction and trauma informed stabilization program in Calgary Alberta with Enviros Wilderness School Association. She is also a Co-Founder of Frontline Baddies, a national non-profit for supporting frontline workers of the housing crisis and toxic street drug supply. Over the last year she has been changing the youth justice system by trying to expand and educate on re-connecting youth with their communities through the only open custody program in Alberta. She was named Community Member of the Year by the Youth Advocates office for her dedication to youth being heard through their injustices of being institutionalized. She is driven by her care and love of her community, as well as her lived experience. Tracey is a registered Psycho Social Rehabilitator and is currently studying to become a register Motivational Interviewing Wrap Around Coach. She has a B.A. in Psychology and Gender, Race, Sexuality, Social Justice from U.B.C., as well as diplomas in Psycho Social Rehabilitation and Child Life Specialist. She has experience as a youth counselor and detox worker in the DTES of Vancouver.

Learn more about Frontline Baddies.