Jun 17

(Online) Intimate Partner/Domestic Violence Intervention

Thursday, June 17 – Friday, June 18, 2021

Event Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

University of Maine - Hutchinson Center
80 Belmont Ave.,, Belfast

This two-day program, presented in partnership with New Hope for Women of Rockland, is designed for social workers, substance abuse counselors and other mental health professionals, as well as clergy, police officers and first responders to become certified in intimate partner violence training. The following topics will be covered during the 12-contact hours of the program: foundations of domestic abuse, addressing the lasting impact of domestic abuse, intervention strategies of domestic abuse and trauma-informed and culturally competent responses to domestic abuse. MODALITY This dynamic program will be offered synchronously via Zoom—you’ll need access to a stable internet connection. FACILITATORS Jesse Lucas is the prevention educator for New Hope for Women, covering Knox and Waldo Counties. With a background and passion in trauma-informed care and anti-oppression frameworks, Jesse is committed to educating her community about domestic violence and the many intersections that are alongside it. She is currently pursuing her MSW in the University of Maine’s MSW Distance Program. Rebekah Shaw has spent over five years as a domestic violence resource center advocate. She has been with New Hope for Women for over a year, supporting survivors throughout civil legal court processes. Recently, she transitioned into the role of System Advocacy and Education Director. Prior to relocating to midcoast Maine, Rebekah worked as an advocate in Aroostook County. Throughout her career, she has supported survivors as they engage with Child Protective, while living in shelter or forming safety plans. PROGRAM FEE $150 / $60 for UMaine students Participants can choose to participate in one or two days of the program. Registration for individual modules is available for those who have already completed a portion of the required hours for this training. CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS 1.2 CEUs/12 contact hours Certificate for completing the entirety of this 12-hour course ACCOMMODATIONS For more information or to request an accommodation contact Michelle Patten, Conference and Professional Development Coordinator, um.fhc.pd@maine.edu; 207.338.8002.


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80 Belmont Ave.,
Belfast, ME 04915

Using on-site resources and distance learning technology, The University of Maine Hutchinson Center provides undergraduate, graduate, and non-credit programs for personal and professional development. The Hutchinson Center also offers conference services and meeting spaces to private businesses and community organizations, and shares local artists work throughout the calendar year.

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