Surviving the Unimaginable: Supporting Families After Domestic Violence Murder-Suicide

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Fri, 09/21/2018 - 9:30am to 1:00pm
Location: 
Kate's Club
1190 W Druid Hills Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

The Georgia Commission on Family Violence and Kate's Club will host an interactive training addressing the complexities of supporting families after a domestic violence murder-suicide occurs. Learn more about talking to children and teens about murder-suicide, understanding the impact of family dynamics on the grieving process, addressing traumatic grief with survivors and incorporating self-care in your work with families. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify how family dynamics affect the way children and adults navigate the grieving process following a murder-suicide
  • Define traumatic grief and how it differs from other grieving processes
  • Recite best practices for supporting and talking to children and teen survivors of murder-suicide
  • Recall the importance of incorporating self-care for families and those working with family survivors of murder-suicide
  • Name local helping resources and referral sources for survivors of murder-suicide

GCFV is applying for 3 hours of CEUs for NASW-GA and LPC-GA. This training is not approved for FVIP CE hours. The intended audience for this training are domestic violence advocates, victim witness advocates, therapists, counselors, and grief counselors. Seating is limited so please register early!

This training is at capacity. Please email jenny.aszman@dcs.ga.gov to be added to the waitlist. 

 

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