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Morgan Hill EC, Hermon -10/29/2019: PART 1 (Modules 1 & 2) - Domestic Viol...

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Hermon, ME 04401

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Join us at the Morgan Hill Event Center in Hermon, on October 29th, 2019 for PART 1 (Modules 1 & 2) of our 12-hour Mental Health Curriculum, presented by the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence. Please read this event description completely, and be mindful of both the location and the date before registering, as we have multiple training registration pages currently open.


About the Curriculum:

This 12-hour curriculum was developed collaboratively by the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence and partners in the mental health field in order to meet the 2020 domestic violence training requirements for Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors (see L.D. 1238, 126th Legis. 2013). The four (three-hour) modules include information that will help mental health professionals be prepared to work with people who have experienced and perpetrated domestic abuse and violence.

On October 29th, at the Morgan Hill Event Center in Hermon, we will cover PART 1 (Modules 1 & 2) of four modules:

Module 1 - Domestic Abuse: Foundations (3 hours)

Topics Include:

  • Information about diversity of survivors and perpetrators, including gender dynamics of abuse.
  • Maine and national statistics.
  • Risk Analysis and Safety Planning.
  • Introduction to available resources for survivors.
  • Introduction to the concept of the Coordinated Community Response.
  • Coercive Control.
  • Abuse in LGBTQ+ communities.
  • Types of violence used in intimate relationships.
  • Batterer tactics and common justifications for abusive behavior.

Module 2 - Domestic Abuse: Addressing the Lasting Impact (3 hours)

Topics Include:

  • Victim blame & accountable language.
  • Trauma-informed practice in the context of domestic abuse.
  • Short and long-term health impacts from abuse.
  • Considerations for survivors of mental health and substance use disorders.
  • How batterer behavior impacts children, and how batterers continue their abuse through court and child custody processes.


Agenda for the Day:

Part 1

  • 8:30 am Registration
  • 8:45 am Module 1
  • 10:15 am Morning Break
  • 10:30 am Module 1, continued
  • 12:00 pm Lunch - Attendees on their own
  • 1:15 pm Module 2
  • 2:45 pm Afternoon Break
  • 3:00 pm Module 2, continued
  • 4:30 pm Closing

Save The Date: October 30th, for the second half of the curriculum at the same location:

Part 2

  • Module 3: Intervention Strategies (3 hours)
  • Module 4: Trauma-Informed & Culturally Competent Responses (3 hours)

See other upcoming trainings on the Training and Technical Assistance page of www.mcedv.org. Our upcoming trainings at Morgan and Maple Hill will be using the same curriculum and are interchangeable. Please make sure to complete both Part 1 & Part 2 in order to fulfill your licensure requirements.


About the Presenters:

Francine Garland Stark began her career in the movement to end domestic violence in 1985 as a volunteer for Women Helping Battered Women in Burlington, VT. She served as the Administrative Coordinator and later Community Response and Training Coordinator for Spruce Run Association (now Partners for Peace) in Penobscot County from 1986-2009, and as Executive Director of Hope and Justice Project in Aroostook County 2009-2015. As Executive Director of the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence, she serves on the Governor’s Commission on Domestic and Sexual Abuse and the Homicide Review Panel, as well as the Justice Assistance Council. She has developed and provided education and training programs to increase recognition and response to domestic abuse in a wide range of contexts.

Karen Wyman joined MCEDV in March of 2019 as the Violence Prevention and Intervention Coordinator. In her role, she supports statewide prevention and intervention approaches that move us - individuals and communities - toward greater safety and collective liberation. Karen has over 20 years of experience in social change and service roles – in Maine, New Mexico, and Ohio. Since earning her Bachelor of Arts in English from Alfred University, her work has focused on promoting and creating justice for people at society’s margins, whatever the reason for their marginalization. That has taken the shape of anti-violence and gender-based justice, economic justice, and community education – sometimes all at the same time. She has a keen ability to connect the experiences of individuals to systemic challenges, and her strategic and practical thinking helps bring us closer to solutions that move us all toward systems and relationships based on respect and equity.


Cost:

$80


Important Information About The Maple Hill Farm Training Location:

A continental breakfast, hot coffee and tea, and Lunch will be provided. Please let us know about any dietary restrictions by completing the registration questions.

The most accessible way to enter the venue is to use the deck ramp, at the front entrance there is a lip which can be hard to navigate if using a wheelchair or walker.

Morgan Hill has a very large parking lot for our use, and has asked that no one parks on the lawn.

There is NO smoking on the deck of the venue, but there are two smoking canisters out front for folks to utilize.


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