Ethical Issues and Values in Violence Against Women Work

ID: 1305WEB

This webinar will examine the ethics and values involved with violence against women work for professionals in a variety of fields. Participants will leave this webinar with an understanding of the importance of empowerment, self-determination, informed consent and feminist ethics when it comes to appropriately and effectively interacting with survivors of domestic or sexual violence. This webinar does not qualify for NBCC (National Board for Certified Counselors) clock hours in ethics. 3 NJ DVS credits: Values and Attitudes. [Required for Violence Against Women Foundation Certificate Program]

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


Instructor: Ruth Anne Koenick, MA
Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm ET
Location: Zoom (Interactive Webinar)
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About the Instructor

Ruth Anne Koenick, MA, is the former founder and Director of the Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance at Rutgers University, New Brunswick campus, a position she held for almost 26 years until she retired in 2016. She has worked in the field of violence against women and children for over 50 years having co-founded with her colleagues Drs. Chris Courtois and Debbie Watts, the Women’s Crisis Center at The University of Maryland, which is often credited as the first rape crisis center on a college campus. The former Coordinator of the Middlesex County (NJ) Rape Crisis Center, Ruth Anne is a founder and past president of the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NJCASA) and again serves on the Board of Trustees. She served as Chair of the Advisory Committee, charged by the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education to develop the Campus Sexual Assault Victim’s Bill of Rights for all post-secondary institutions in New Jersey. Ruth Anne has developed and implemented prevention and education programs on sexual violence throughout her career and in particular for the past 26 years at Rutgers University.

Ruth Anne continues to teach a course on Violence and Abuse in Childhood, Violence and Abuse in Adulthood, Advanced Contemporary Policy on Interpersonal and Women’s Issues in the Rutgers School of Social Work MSW program. She has taught in Women and Gender Studies and in the Graduate School of Education Ed.M. program in College Student Affairs.

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