Dr. Casey Taft

Dr. Casey Taft

Professor of Psychiatry, co-founder of Vegan Publishers

Dr. Casey Taft is co-owner of Vegan Publishers and Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine. He’s an internationally recognized psychologist and clinical researcher in the area of family relationships and abuse prevention, winning prestigious awards for his work from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, the Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He has published over 100 journal articles, book chapters, and scientific reports. He has recently authored “Millennial Vegan,” “Motivational Methods for Animal Advocacy,” and “Trauma-Informed Treatment and Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence.”

www.veganpublishers.com

Saturday
2:30

Motivational Methods for Animal Advocacy

This talk will focus on how to most effectively motivate others to go vegan, from a behavioral change perspective. Principles and tactics from clinical psychology with a long history of innovation and research evaluation have not been brought into the animal advocacy realm. This talk will focus on how we can be more impactful communicators and advocates.

Vegan Activists Hub full timetable

Saturday
5:00

Healing from Trauma

Join author Christopher Sebastian for a one-on-one interview with Dr. Casey Taft, internationally recognized clinical psychologist and clinical researcher, to discuss trauma, triggers, and emotional abuse in animal advocacy. 

Radical Veganism full timetable

Sunday
12:00pm - 12:45pm

Trauma in Animal Advocacy

Animal advocates often have some form of trauma in their backgrounds and are exposed to regular trauma inflicted upon non-human animals. This talk will discuss the impacts of trauma on our advocacy and ourselves, and what we can do to heal from trauma and reduce its negative impacts.
 

Performance & Panels full timetable

Sunday
3:00pm - 3:45pm

Panel: Maximizing the Impact of the Animal Rights Movement

This panel will cover a variety of challenging topics that animal advocates face.  The goal is to help us to be more thoughtful about our advocacy, as individuals and as a movement.
 

Performance & Panels full timetable