Prevention Summit: Working With Young Men to End Domestic & Sexual Violence
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Prevention Summit: Working With Young Men to End Domestic & Sexual Violence

Prevention Summit: Working With Young Men to End Domestic & Sexual Violence

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Rodef Shalom Congregation

4905 Fifth Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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A one-day conference for prevention-focused professionals, educators and youth workers that will provide an opportunity to share knowledge across disciplines and discover ways to more effectively work with young men to prevent domestic and sexual violence.

Nationally recognized researchers and practitioners will present the latest insights into breaking cycles of violence:

  • Emerging research on helping boys think differently about manhood and masculinity
    Dr. Liz Miller, chief of adolescent medicine, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • What we can learn from adult batterers to prevent teens from developing abusive behaviors
    Judy Chang, associate professor in the department of medicine, University of Pittsburgh, and Dr. Penelope Morrison, assistant professor of biobehavioral health, Penn State New Kensington
  • Effective strategies for building a community of men to end violence against women
    Tracy DeTomasi, vice president at the YWCA Nashville and leader of MEND

Local experts will participate in a panel discussion and offer opportunities to take action.

Questions? Please contact Olivia Lammel at olammel@elias-savion.com or 412-642-7700.

Note: A limited number of scholarships are available, call 412-456-5550 to inquire.

This program is offered for 4 hours of social work continuing education through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Social Work, a Council on Social work Education-accredited school and, therefore, a PA pre-approved provider of social work education.These credit hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LPC and LMFT biennial license renewal. For information on social work continuing education call (412) 624-3711. NOTE: $10 certification fee per person is due on the day of training - bring cash or a $10 check made payable to FISA Foundation.

Act 48 credits are available. To receive six hours of Act 48 credits, you must have your Professional Personnel ID number at the conference.




Agenda:

8:30 a.m. Registration, networking and breakfast

9:00 a.m. Welcoming remarks, framing the day

9:30 a.m. Emerging research on helping boys think
differently about manhood and masculinity

11:00 a.m. What we can learn from adult batterers to
prevent abusive behaviors

12:00 p.m. Lunch

12:30 p.m. Building a community of men to end violence
against women

2:20 p.m. Panel discussion

3:15 p.m. Opportunities for action

4:00 p.m. Program ends

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