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Youth and Domestic Violence: Needs, Services, and Impact

January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join the Center for Violence Prevention and the Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing for an online discussion of our recent study

Youth who have experienced domestic violence in their homes have many psychosocial needs. Community-based domestic violence programs help address these needs through programs like counseling, childcare, and mentoring which helping with family stabilization and healing, but more support is needed. Join the Center for Violence Prevention and the Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing for an online discussion of our recent statewide study, “Children Exposed to Domestic Violence: Understanding the Community Service Response and Needs in Texas.” The research team and a panel of practitioners will discuss study findings and next steps to enhance the service response to youth and families experiencing domestic violence.

Presenters:

  • Dr. Leila Wood, Ph.D., MSSW – Director of Evaluation for the Center for Violence Prevention
  • Maggy McGiffert, MA – Senior Research Associate for the Center for Violence Prevention
  • Dr. Monica Faulkner, Ph.D. LMSW – TXICFW Director and Co-Principal Investigator
  • Anna Wasim, MSSW – TXICFW Lead Research Coordinator

1.5 CEUs will be offered for attending this online discussion.

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Organizer

University of Texas Austin – Center for Violence Prevention
Phone:
(409) 772-1062
Email:
violenceprevention@utmb.edu
Website:
https://www.utmb.edu/cvp