Part 1: Understanding Intimate Partner Violence in the Lives of Black Women: Culturally-Responsive Assessment and Treatment
Dr. Carolyn M. West is an award-winning author, internationally recognized speaker, documentary filmmaker, and expert witness. For more than three decades, she has been investigating gender-based violence, with a special focus on domestic violence and sexual assault in the lives of African American women. Dr. West was recently on Red Table Talk.
2 Part Virtual Series
Part 1: March 17, 2023; 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Part 2: March 24, 2023; 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$60 - 4 GCFV-Approved Hours
*Must attend both parts to receive credit*
This Advanced Training will give participants the tools and practical strategies to identify, reach, and effectively serve Black women survivors of intimate partner violence. Participants will learn how to provide survivor-centered, culturally-responsive, trauma-informed, strengths-based care by (1) conduct assessments and provide care using an intersectional lens; (2) conduct assessment within a web of trauma of historical trauma, structural violence, institutional violence, and community violence; (3) conduct comprehensive assessments of common forms of violence in the lives of Black women, including reproductive coercion, non-fatal strangulation, and domestic homicide.
For more information about Dr. West visit https://drcarolynwest.com.
Task force members and SSMS clinicians can attend the training for free, but will not receive any continuing education hours for attending.
If you are seeking hours for FVIP certification, you will have to pay the $60 registration fee. If you do not pay the fee and attend the training as a task force member or SSMS clinician, you will not receive hours. Certificates for completion of this training will only be given to those who are receiving GCFV-approved hours.
Registration closes March 13, 2023 and payment must be received by March 15 , 2023.
Payment must be received to confirm registration.
Zoom links for training sessions will be emailed 2 days prior to the training.
There is no refund or credit for this training. Registration can be transferred to another attendee.