This will be an interactive training in which participants will be able to explore and discuss the roots of abusive behaviors, the motivations for change, and strategies to challenge and support individuals who have been harming their partners and children. This is a half-day, introductory Tier II workshop.
At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Describe the role of biology and gender socialization in the development of abusive patterns;
- Identify differences among people who act abusively;
- Describe appropriate strategies to support someone who has been acting abusively; and
- Identify and discuss their own reactions to working with people who act abusively.
DBHIDS and OHS staff and providers, behavioral health service provider staff, and other human services and community based organization staff
Participants must attend entire presentation and submit an evaluation to receive credits