Lise Milne

Dr. Lise Milne is an Associate Professor at the University of Regina in the Faculty of Social Work (Saskatoon Campus), and the Child Trauma Research Centre Chair in Intervention and Prevention Approaches Supporting Child and Youth Health and Well-being. She is a Faculty Associate at the Social Policy Research Centre and the McGill Centre for Research on Children and Families; a Steering Committee and Provincial Academic representative for Research and Education for Solutions to Violence and Abuse (RESOLVE); and a Board member for the Saskatoon Sexual Assault and Information Centre. Dr. Milne’s current research projects relate to resilience- and trauma-informed practices in child-serving organizations, perinatal prevention programming for trauma-impacted caregivers, the neurobiological impacts of trauma, knowledge mobilization (, and practice and policy responses to intimate partner violence. She has engaged in work with the Public Health Agency of Canada regarding child welfare data. Her research is informed by 15 years of practice experience in child welfare in two provinces, and a decade at the McGill Centre for Research on Children and Families on several projects including Evidence-Based Management in Child Welfare; Building Research Capacity with First Nations and Mainstream Youth Protection Services in Quebec; and implementing Attachment, Self-Regulation, Competency. She was also the coordinator for the Child Welfare Research Portal (

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