Date(s) - 12/04/2020
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Domestic Violence is an issue with a far reaching negative impact for individuals, families, and society. This presentation will address the definitions and dynamics of domestic violence, its’ history, incidence rates, who commits abuses, and general characteristics of victims and perpetrators. The impact of domestic violence on mental illness, addiction, and stress will be discussed as well as its’ relationship to sexual offending behavior. The power and control wheel, myths, and the cycle of violence will be explained. Legal issues, domestic violence in the LGBTQ+ community, and community resources will be addressed. Lisa Smith, M.S., D.V.S. Implications for the treatment, supervision and assessment of sex offenders will also be explored throughout the day. 4 Psychology CE’s, Social Worker CEU’s and LPC CE’s will be made available, details to follow. Location:To Be Determined.