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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

The Intersectionality of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Substance Abuse

Event Date
Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 07:30PM

There is a strong correlation between domestic violence/sexual assault and alcohol/other drug use – and correlation does not equal cause/effect nor does it define personal responsibility. Domestic violence/sexual assault offender and survivor alcohol and other drug use/abuse will be central to this discussion.  The audience will be provided with a primmer regarding perpetrator tactics, strategies, and core beliefs which hold the perpetrator accountable for abusive/assaultive behaviors while maintaining and promoting survivor safety. The program will help participants to recognize the critical importance of understanding the relationship between domestic violence/sexual assault and alcohol/other drug use/abuse in order to safely and effectively intervene and/or interrupt the perpetrator's behaviors and support the survivor.

Provides 1.5 hours of free C.E. approved by NAADAC and MCBAP. Admission is FREE and open to anyone with a personal or professional interest. No registration is required.

Event Contact Information

Event Contact Name
Dawn Farm
Event Contact Email