$25 – $60

Education Days - Domestic Violence

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Rutgers Labor Education Center

50 Labor Center Way

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

View Map

Friends Who Are Going
Event description

Description

This training is approved by Rutgers Child Health Unit to replace your “at home” work requirement.

HPAE in partnership with A Partnership for Change (APFC) is a New Jersey-based non-profit organization dedicated to ending intimate partner violence through the provision of comprehensive educational programs.

2017 IPVA Schedule
Space is Limited & Seats Go Fast! Registration REQUIRED

  1. DV101: Domestic Violence Introduction - Monday, October 9th 2017
  2. DV102: Understanding the Victim/Survivor - Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
  3. The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children - Friday, November10th 2017




DV 101: Domestic Violence Introduction
Nurses: 5.5 Contact Hours; Social Workers and LPC’s: 5.5 non-clinical credits; Anyone: 5.5 Domestic Violence Specialist (DVS) credits

  • Identify and define all types of abuse and the dynamics of power and control
  • Identify the risk factors associated with leaving an abuser
  • Identify safe and effective intervention strategies to support victims and their families
  • Identify components of a safety plan and resources for support




DV102: Understanding the Victim/Survivor
Social Worker and LPC’s: 5.5 clinical credits; Anyone: 5.5 Domestic Violence Specialist (DVS) credits

  • Define the emotional and behavioral impact of abuse on victim and their family, friends and co-workers
  • Identify barriers that prevent victims from leaving and the dangers associated with leaving the abuser
  • Learn how culture, religion, community, race, age, gender, ability or sexual orientation impacts a victim’s decisions and options
  • Define the meaning of empowerment to a victim
  • Identify essential information that victims will need so they can identify their options and make informed decisions


The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children
Nurses: 5.5 Contact Hours; Social Workers and LPC’s: 5.5 non-clinical credits; Anyone: 5.5 Domestic Violence Specialist (DVS) credits

  • Define the effects of witnessing domestic violence on children from birth to age 18
  • Identify appropriate intervention techniques to use with the child and with the non-offending parent
  • Recognize behaviors of the batterer and victim as parents
  • Learn how to properly document incidents, develop safety plans, and identify resources for support
  • Develop protocol for safe and effective workplace response (at school, daycare, healthcare facility, community organization)


Presenter: Allison Bressler, MA, Co-Founder/Co-Director of APFC
Ms. Bressler has counseled, and advocated for more than one thousand adults, teen and child victims of domestic violence in New York and New Jersey. She also serves as an expert witness on domestic abuse cases in Bergen and Union counties. Ms. Bressler's expertise was recently called upon by Scientific American Mind magazine to contribute an article on intimate partner abuse in affluent communities. She also works with survivors in her private practice in Westwood, NJ.

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Rutgers Labor Education Center

50 Labor Center Way

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved