8th Annual Domestic Violence Symposium: Deepening the Dialogue

Seattle, Washington
Thursday, September 08, 2016

8th Annual Domestic Violence Symposium:
Deepening the Dialogue

8th Annual Domestic Violence Symposium: Deepening the Dialogue
Thursday, September 08, 2016 - Friday, September 09, 2016

Seattle University
901 12th Ave
Seattle, Washington 98122
United States

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A collaborative symposium promoting critical and innovative thinking for prosecution, law enforcement, civil and family law attorneys, advocates, judges, law students, social workers and child welfare professionals, corrections, mental health/healthcare professionals and others responding to survivors of gender-based/domestic violence.

Registration is Open!

In 2016 we will deepen conversations we began last year on violence, trauma, culture and social justice; revisit topics from past symposia such as coercive control, children and batterer management; and bring new material to the table from the Center for Court Innovation and the National Black Women’s Justice Institute.

Featured Speakers:
Peter Jaffe, Ph.D. – Psychologist and Professor in the Faculty of Education at Western University, London, Ontario and the Academic Director of the Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women & Children; Director Emeritus for the Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System, London, Ontario.
Lisa Aronson Fontes, PhD – Is a researcher, professor, and popular conference speaker. Her most recent books are Invisible Chains: Overcoming Coercive Control in Your Intimate Relationship; Interviewing Clients Across Cultures; and Child Abuse and Culture
Monique W. Morris, Ed.D.– Co-Founder and President of The National Black Women’s Justice Institute and a 2012 Soros Justice Fellow. Author of Black Stats: African Americans by the Numbers in the Twenty-First Century (The New Press, 2014), Too Beautiful for Words (MWM Books, 2012); and Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools.
Liberty Aldrich – General Counsel at the Center for Court Innovation; Director, Domestic Violence & Family Court Programs
Christopher Wilson, Psy.D. - Licensed psychologist; trainer on neurobiology of trauma and other DV/sexual assault issues.
Shana Hormann, Ph.D.
– Organizational Consultant; author of Organizational Trauma and Healing.

General Registration - $85
Attorneys/Judges - $110

13.75 General CLE Credits, approved | WSBA Activity ID #1013133

This workshop has been approved for 13.75 of CEUs by the Washington Chapter, National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists and Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Our Provider number is #1975-295.

Networking Reception
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 4:45-6:00 p.m.
SU School of Law, Sullivan Hall, 2nd Floor Gallery
Complimentary - RSVPs requested.

Special Accommodations
If you need special accommodations for diet, mobility or hearing issues, please contact Rebecca O'Neil at 
oneilr@seattleu.edu We will do our best to provide the support needed.

Contact Information

  • Phone: (206) 398-4281, Email: oneilr@seattleu.edu

    Printable driving directions to Seattle University and the Murphy Garage are available by clicking here.
    Please use 901 12th Avenue., Seattle, WA 98122 as the address when using an online map search.

Payment Instructions

  • If you are paying with a check, please print a copy of the invoice by clicking the "Invoice" button on the confirmation page. Please return the printed invoice by mail with the registration check enclosed.

    If you are using a purchase order, please enter the PO number in the field provided and your organization will be billed for your tuition. Questions about purchase orders should be directed to Rebecca O'Neil at oneilr@seattleu.edu.

    Checks and purchase orders may be made out and sent to:

    Seattle University School of Law
    901 12th Avenue SLLH 209Q
    PO Box 222000
    Seattle WA 98122
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