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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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
2:20 p.m. Panel discussion
3:15 p.m. Opportunities for action
4:00 p.m. Program ends