In Maryland 1,095 women and children a day receive services from local domestic violence programs. Of those 1,095 survivors, 55% seek therapy or counseling. This session will provide information about working with survivors of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). Attendees can expect to learn basics such as what IPV looks like in session, trauma-informed interventions, safety planning for survivors looking to leave an abusive situation, and resources and organizations in the community that provide support to survivors. Also to be discussed is how IPV differs from other traumatic experiences. Bring your own lunch to this one-hour training.
Presenter: Asia Rodriquez, MS Candidate has experience working with children and adults touched by domestic violence, trauma, ADHD, depression, anxiety and mood disorders. Her background includes working for the county Crisis Response system, psychiatric rehabilitation programs, and working in a shelter.
1 Category I CEU