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Domestic Violence Awareness Conference: A Web-Based Series

Date: Thursday, October 01, 2020

Time(s): 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Second Annual Conference

An interactive webinar platform allows attendees and presenters to engage with each other in a meaningful way to create awareness, all while remaining in the comfort of their homes or offices.

Speakers include:
Nora Cronin and Carl J. Boykin of the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
Noelle Gilligan, NCC LMHC
Dr. Angelina Maloney & Brad Maloney, NYS EMT, NYS CLI
Julie Keegan, LMHC
The National Clearinghouse on Abuse Later in Life

The conference is free and all are invited to participate in weekly, interactive webinars held during the month of October, which marks Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Month.

Weekly Topics, via webinar from 10am – 12pm
Thursday, October 1: Trafficking in the LGBTQ Community
Thursday, October 8: An Overview of Elder Abuse
Thursday, October 15: Trafficking and Immigration/Refugee Services
Thursday, October 22: Elder Abuse and Asphyxiation. Also, Wear Purple Day*!
Thursday, October 29: Give Away! Live Panel Q & A

From 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

LMHC CEUs offered for qualified attendees.

*Purple is the signature color of domestic violence awareness. The Wear Purple Day will be on Thursday, October 22.

In order to be eligible for the prize giveaway, please make sure you attend ALL of the sessions.

Q: Did you know that Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services Program can be found on Instagram? Check them out at unityhouse_dv for information and resources.

To Register:

Please click on THIS LINK.

A link to join will be provided upon request

For questions or more information, please contact Sarah McGaughnea at SMcGaughnea@UnityHouseNY.org

About Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services Program:

The program offers safe space to all victims of domestic violence. The aim of the conference is to bring awareness to the issue of domestic violence and highlight the resources available when addressing the issue, discuss the needs of survivors, and promote the community collaborations needed to end domestic violence.

Those interested in participating in the conference as a provider or community collaborator can contact Unity House’s Sarah McGaughnea at (518) 274-2607.

Tickets for this free event are required and can be found at a link that will be provided closer to registration dates.

 

 

 

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