Lise Milne

Lise Milne is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Social Work (Saskatoon campus) at the University of Regina. Her current research projects are related to trauma-informed practices in child-serving organizations, the neurobiological impacts of trauma, and practice and policy responses to intimate partner violence. Prior to her appointment as Assistant Professor, Lise completed a term as Lecturer at the University of Regina from January-December, 2017, where for six months she acted as the Field Education Coordinator. Lise has taught for the past nine years at the graduate and undergraduate levels at the University of Regina, and McGill and Concordia Universities in Montreal. Her teaching interests have included Child Welfare, Youth Justice, Student Practicum, Ethics, Critical Issues/Critical Thought, as well as Quantitative Research Methods. For ten years she worked at the McGill University 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, Attachment, Self-Regulation, Competency, and Risk of Sexual Abuse among children involved with Child Protection Services. She was also the coordinator for the Child Welfare Research Portal (

Lise has 15 years of experience in child welfare in both Manitoba and Quebec as a child welfare worker, supervisor and trainer. She has been a member, chairperson, and consultant for specialized groups on child sexual abuse and has provided training to staff. Lise is a full faculty member at the McGill Centre for Research on Children and Families.

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