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Tod Augusta-Scott

Executive Director
Bridges Institute

Tod Augusta-Scott is known internationally for his work in intimate partner violence, restorative justice and narrative therapy. His books include Narrative Therapy: Making Meaning, Making Lives (2007). He has also written a group manual for working with men that has been officially adopted by three government departments in Canada. His work is also highlighted in the documentary A Better Man (2017).

Subjects: Sociology

Biography

Tod Augusta-Scott, MSW is known internationally for his work with domestic violence, restorative approaches and narrative therapy.  He has worked in a trauma-informed community-based organization for twenty years.  Over the last fifteen years he has published and presented his work internationally (Asia, Europe, British Isles, America) and presented in every province in Canada.  He is the co-founder of the Canadian Domestic Violence Conference. He works as a civilian therapist with the Canadian Armed Forces. He has also taught in the Department of Social Work, Dalhousie University and is a guest speaker in classes on a regular basis.  

Tod is the co-editor and contributor to the critically acclaimed books Narrative Therapy: Making Meaning, Making Lives (Sage Publications, 2007) and Innovations in Interventions to Address Intimate Partner Violence: Research and Practice (Routledge Press, 2017). He has been interviewed for various media including the International Journal of Narrative Therapy, CBC The World at Six, and the Globe and Mail.  Tod is a regular reviewer for numerous academic journals.  He has created a group manual for working with men who have abused that has been officially adopted by three government departments in Canada.   Tod was awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the Canadian Association of Social Workers in 2013.  His work is featured in the documentary A Better Man (2017), a film about domestic violence and restorative justice.  

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Working with men who abuse and their families.  Narrative Therapy and Restorative Justice.

Personal Interests

    Parenthood, Sailing, Violin, Tennis, History

Books

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 Featured Title - Interventions to Address Intimate Partner Violence - 1st Edition book cover