Workshops

Financial Empowerment with Survivors

ID: 1313WEB

Violence against women comes in all forms, including physical, emotional, sexual and financial abuse. The use of economic or financial abuse to control and manipulate a partner is a topic that has recently received increased notice. Economic education programs have been introduced to survivors of domestic violence in order to provide them with the information and tools they need to become empowered financially. This workshop will explore the use of financial abuse by batterers to control and isolate their partners, and focus on both short and long term strategies for assisting survivors in their quest to become financially independent. [Elective for Certificate Violence Against Women]


Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.00

Instructor: Christine Heer, Esq, LCSW, DVS
Date: Friday, December 16, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm ET
Location: Zoom (Interactive Webinar)
Online Live Webinar, Online, NJ


Target Audience

Social Workers and Allied Health Professionals

Content Level

Beginner - Advanced

Webinar Completion Requirements

To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course and complete an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

System Requirements

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
  • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

About the Instructor

Christine Heer been practicing Social Work for 30 years. She specializes in victim assistance services and diversity. She graduated law school in 2001 and specializes in family law, and specifically mediation and collaborative law. She also specializes in professional responsibility for mental health professionals. She has chaired the NASW Ethics committee.

Christine Heer has been an educator for 24 years and have provided educational programs for groups such as social work professionals, lawyers, judges, Licensed Marriage and Family therapists, human resource professionals, police officers, and many other groups. She has previously taught at Rutgers New Brunswick, Rutgers Camden, and Essex County College. She continues to teach for the Office of Continuing Education and the Victim Assistance Academy at the Rutgers SSW. She also teaches for the collaborative partnership of New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women, DCPP and Montclair State University.

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