Brown Bag Lunch Series: Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse

Presenters: Randy Flood, M.A., L.L.P. Director and Therapist,Men´s Resource Center at Fountain Hill, Al Heysteck, MA, LPC, MDiv, Therapist Men’s Resource Center at Fountain Hill, Joyce Wright, Director of Training, Michigan Domestic Violence. Prevention and Treatment Board

When: Thursday, February 24, 2011, 12pm-1:30pm

Location: Kent County Court House, 180 Ottawa Ave NW, 5th Floor Conference Room, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

This session will explore the issues related to domestic violence and substance abuse. Panelists will discuss how substance abuse is a complex factor in domestic violence cases. They will discuss the co-morbidity of the issues by highlighting how the two separate issues intersect and the need of intervention and services. The perspective of both the batterer/perpetrator as well as the victim/survivor will be explored.

Cost: Program is free. $15 optional social work continuing education credit fee payable upon check-in (includes training materials and 1.5 approved social work continuing education clock hours)

CECHs: Grand Valley State University School of Social Work is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative – Provider MI CEC-0004. This program is 1.5 hours.

No Registration required for program. For continuing education credits, register at check-in between 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 noon.

Contact:
Questions? Please contact Ashley at nickelas@gvsu.edu

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