Dawn Farm Education Series
The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse
04/30/2013 7:30 PM
04/30/2013 9:00 PM
“The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse” will be presented by Barbara Niess May, MPA, MSW; Executive Director, SafeHouse Center; and David J.H. Garvin, LMSW; Director, Alternatives to Domestic Aggression, Catholic Social Services of
Washtenaw County. The audience will be provided with a primmer regarding batterer tactics, strategies, and core beliefs which hold the batterer accountable for his abusive behaviors while maintaining and promoting survivor safety. The program will help participants
to recognize the critical importance of understanding domestic violence and alcohol/other drug use/abuse in order to safely and effectively intervene and/or interrupt the batterer's abusive behaviors and support the survivor. This program is part of the FREE,
annual Dawn Farm Education Series. Anyone with a personal or professional interest is welcome to attend! Registration is not required. 1.5 hours of free C.E. approved by MCBAP (Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals) is offered for each program.
A certificate to document attendance is provided on request. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm.
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center Auditorium (ground floor)
5305 Elliott Drive
Location map: http://www.stjoesannarbor.org/body_annarbor.cfm?id=439
Type of Event:
Invited Officials / Presenters:
presented by Barbara Niess May, MPA, MSW; Executive Director, SafeHouse Center; and David J.H. Garvin, LMSW; Director, Alternatives to Domestic Aggression, Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County
Targeted participants for this year's event:
Invited Participants / Audience:
People with addiction, people in recovery, people interested in recovery, family members, friends, community, professionals, students – all are welcome!
Corey Telin, MSW, CADC
Dawn Farm, 6633 Stony Creek Road
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