Lise Milne

Lise Milne is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Social Work (Saskatoon campus) at the University of Regina. She has taught for the past seven years at the graduate and undergraduate levels at the University of Regina and McGill and Concordia Universities in Montreal. Subsequent to 15 years of practice in child welfare, she worked for 10 years 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 ( A SSHRC and FQRSC recipient, Lise’s accomplishments were recognized as a SSHRC Impact Talent award finalist. In her doctoral research, she examined the longitudinal profiles and trajectories of youth in out-of-home care by examining their maltreatment experiences, trauma-related symptoms, and externalizing behaviours. Lise’s research interests include child and adolescent trauma, trauma-informed practices within child welfare organizations, knowledge mobilization, program implementation evaluation, and social work field/practicum experiences.

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