Workshops: Violence Against Women

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Assessment and Intervention Strategies in Working with Families with Children Experiencing Domestic Violence

ID: 1331

Working with families with children impacted by domestic violence poses a variety of clinical, ethical and legal challenges. This workshop will provide information about assessment strategies and best practice interventions when confronted with families who are experiencing and/or have been impacted by domestic violence. To enhance the learning process, moment to moment decision making within the context of treatment interventions will be developed through the use of dynamic break-out case discussions, video tapes and group discussion. Attendees will develop knowledge about working with couples, individuals and children/adolescents within the context of the family system impacted and/or experiencing domestic violence. 5 NJ DVS credits: Group Counseling Skills

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Clinical

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Instructor: Julie Roebuck
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: 390 George St, 3rd floor - CLASSROOM A
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Clinical Presentations of Survivors: Impacting Our Lives, Impacting Our Communities

ID: 1355

In this workshop, participants will learn how violence against women and children impacts survivors on an individual, relational and community level. We will touch on topics such as the multiple components of interpersonal violence, and focus on the myriad of symptoms and trauma reactions that affect survivors across the lifespan. A brief overview of violence against women and children, through an oppression lens, will shed light on the impact that this violence has on our community and survivors. The impact on the clinician, including counter-transference and the importance of self-care will conclude the day. Case studies, videos, lecture, and small group work will be utilized to help participants successfully learn concepts that they can apply to their everyday work.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Clinical

Instructor: Pamela Saxena
Date: Monday, December 4, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: 390 George St, 3rd floor - CLASSROOM A
390 George Street, 3rd floor, New Brunswick, NJ

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Community Organizing and Ethics

ID: 1316

This workshop will focus primarily on community organizing and will help prepare participants to be effective leaders in advocating for their clients and social justice. This workshop will examine the history of community organizing in the United States, as well as the different theories and approaches to effective grassroots organizing. Particular attention will be given to applying professional ethics in all community organizing activities. Participants will leave the workshop with a clearer understanding of how they can apply these approaches and theories to their everyday practice. This workshop does not qualify for NBCC (National Board for Certified Counselors) clock hours in ethics.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Ethical

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Instructor: Jill Zinckgraf, MPA
Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: 390 George St., 3rd floor - CLASSROOM B
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Instructor: Jill Zinckgraf, MPA
Date: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Parsippany - Octagon 10 Office Center
1719 Route 10 East, Parsippany, NJ

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Ethical Issues and Values in Violence Against Women Work

ID: 1305

This workshop will examine the ethics and values involved with violence against women work for professionals in a variety of fields. Participants will leave this workshop 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 workshop does not qualify for NBCC (National Board for Certified Counselors) clock hours in ethics. 5 NJ DVS credits: Values and Attitudes

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Ethical

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Instructor: Ruth Anne Koenick
Date: Friday, October 6, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: 390 George St., 3rd floor - CLASSROOM B
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Financial Empowerment with Survivors

ID: 1313

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.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00

Instructor: Christine Heer, Esq, LCSW, DVS
Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: 390 George St., 3rd floor - CLASSROOM B
390 George St., 3rd Floor, New Brunswick, NJ

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Group Counseling with Survivors

ID: 1322

This workshop will identify and explore techniques relative to group counseling with survivors of violence and allow participants to gain an understanding of skill application in group process, group facilitation skills, ethical issues, as well as professional challenges that might affect the group process, specific to working with survivors of violence against women. 5 NJ DVS credits: Group Counseling Skills

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Clinical

Instructor: Julie Roebuck
Date: Friday, October 27, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Parsippany - Octagon 10 Office Center
1719 Route 10 East, Parsippany, NJ

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Issues of Spirituality in Working with Survivors of Sexual Violence

ID: 1324

As a result of attending this workshop, participants will be able to recognize the connections, whether implicit or explicit, between our bodies, our sexuality, and our spirituality. Participants will learn ways in which spirituality may be approached by service providers working with survivors and distinguish between religion and spirituality. Participants attending this workshop will also gain insight into how a provider's own relationship to spirituality might impact work with survivors.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Social/Cultural

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Instructor: Andrea Spencer-Linzie, MDiv, MPhil
Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Monmouth Cares
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Legal Responses to Violence Against Women

ID: 1304

As a result of participating in this workshop, participants will become aware of the state and federal laws related to various forms of violence against women, particularly sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking. Additionally, this workshop will enable participants to understand the various legal remedies available to victims within the justice process, including restraining orders, divorce, and other relief involving economic justice, child custody, and civil suits brought by survivors of any of the above listed types of violence against women. Finally, in examining the standard operating procedures of law enforcement and the courts, participants will learn about the roles of key personnel involved in the legal process, as well as the critical role that direct service providers can play in supporting and empowering women who have experienced violence. This workshop does not qualify for NBCC (National Board for Certified Counselors) clock hours in ethics. 5 NJ DVS credits: Legal

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Ethical

Instructor: Christine Heer, Esq, LCSW, DVS
Date: Friday, November 17, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Parsippany - Octagon 10 Office Center
1719 Route 10 East, Parsippany, NJ

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Looking Through the Invisible Borders: A Cross Cultural Response to Trauma Survivors

ID: 1328

This workshop's scope utilizes a cross cultural perspective in examining, exploring and identifying appropriate clinical strategies in trauma response. Sexual violence is endemic amongst all races, cultures and ethnicities nationally and internationally. Culture, context and identity are inherently woven within a trauma survivors experience as it is within a professional responding to the trauma survivor. Through this workshop we will attempt to understand the trauma experience cross culturally and the use of the professional's sense of self and identity in strategizing appropriate response. This workshop is offered in collaboration with NJ CASA. 5 NJ DVS credits: Intervention Skills

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Clinical, Social/Cultural

Instructor: Julie O'Rourke
Date: Friday, January 26, 2018
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: 390 George St, 3rd floor - CLASSROOM A
390 George Street, 3rd floor, New Brunswick, NJ

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Perpetration of Violence Against Women

ID: 1354

This workshop explores dynamics of the perpetration of violence against women. The morning addresses issues of sexual violence, including those at greatest risk in a culturally sensitive framework. There is information shared regarding who the perpetrators of sexual violence are and the methods they utilize to gain access to intended victims. Finally, support and state-wide services are listed. This afternoon consists of understanding the overt and covert dynamics of domestic violence. Case studies are used to emphasize the subtleties and dangers of domestic violence. The impact of domestic violence on children is also explored. Pro-social interventions are discussed in a treatment framework. 5 NJ DVS credits: Intervention Skills.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Clinical

Instructor: Lisa Smith, MS, DVS
Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Parsippany - Octagon 10 Office Center
1719 Route 10 East, Parsippany, NJ

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Sexual and Relationship Violence on College Campuses

ID: 1309

As outlined in a 2014 White House Report, recent attention and awareness has grown concerning sexual violence on college campuses. Learn from the Rutgers staff mentioned in this report about the implications of recent laws and regulations and receive guidance on how campuses respond to helping survivors. Participants will learn about the definitions and incident rates of violence against women specific to college campuses, as well as gain an understanding of the similarities and differences between survivors of gender based violence in the college population and general population. By the end of the workshop, participants will be familiar with the violence against women myths and stereotypes that exist on college campuses and will become familiar with resources available to survivors on college campuses, as well as explore strategies for working with survivors and the college community.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00

Instructor: Ruth Anne Koenick
Date: Thursday, January 11, 2018
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: 390 George St., 3rd floor - CLASSROOM B
390 George St., 3rd Floor, New Brunswick, NJ

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Violence Against Women and Technology

ID: 1312

Participants taking this workshop will learn about the ways perpetrators of domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking use various technologies to harm and control victims. Additionally, participants will learn strategies for basic safety planning around technology risks and the benefits of technology for survivors. Participants will also explore technological barriers and issues that service providers face in regards to data protection and collection. 5 NJ DVS credits: Prevention.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00

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Instructor: Sharon Zucker, MPA
Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Parsippany - Octagon 10 Office Center
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Violence Against Women in Diverse Populations

ID: 1303

Recognizing the critical impact that issues of race, culture, sexual orientation, religious identity, ability and other diverse identities has on victims' experiences of violence, this workshop provides a first glimpse into the issues of violence against women in relation to: LGBT community; people with disabilities; cultural groups or ethnicities; immigrants, asylum seekers & refugees; people with language issues; elder victims; male victims; substance abuse population; severe mental illness population; and teens. Participants will leave this workshop having learned strategies for addressing the various obstacles or issues that victims face in accessing services and negotiating the various support systems.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Social/Cultural

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Instructor: Lisa Smith, MS, DVS
Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: 390 George St, 3rd floor - CLASSROOM A
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