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Centerstone to host free, virtual Effects of Domestic Violence on Children training
Centerstone will host a free, virtual Effects of Domestic Violence on Children training on October 26 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. CEUs are available.
Living in a home with domestic violence can have a significant impact on a child’s emotional and physical well-being. More than half of families where a woman is abused, the children are abused as well. This training will provide an overview of the cycle of violence, warning signs that may be exhibited by children, and ways you can help.
Objectives of the training include:
- Knowledge of the prevalence of domestic violence and its relation to child abuse
- Knowledge of the cycle of domestic violence and its effects on children
- Knowledge of warning signs of domestic violence and child abuse
- Gain skills for identifying a family experiencing domestic violence
- Learn what help can be offered in a domestic violence situation
The presenter of the training will be Belinda Farr with Prevent Child Abuse Illinois.
This training has 1.5 hours of continuing education approved for IL LCPC / LPC, IL LCSW / LSW, and IL Nursing (LPN, RN, APN) under IDFPR Professional Counselor CE License No. 197.000263 and IDFPR Nurse CE Sponsor License No. 236.000184.
For more information, contact Hannah Chapman at Hannah.Chapman@Centerstone.org or call 1-877-HOPE123 (1-877-467-3123).
This training is sponsored by Centerstone’s Trauma, Treatment and Training (CT3) program.
Other CT3 training events in 2022 include:
- Aug 31 – Trauma 101
- Sept 28 – Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
- Oct 26 – The Effects of Domestic Violence
- Nov 30 – Road to Resiliency
- Dec 14 – Secondary Trauma
“CT3’s aim is to increase access to trauma-focused treatment for children, adolescents and their families who have experienced traumatic events, including children and adolescents involved in the juvenile justice system and children of veterans,” said Hannah Chapman, CT3 coordinator.
The counties covered in the CT3 program include Franklin, Jackson, Madison, Perry, Randolph, St. Clair, Union, Washington and Williamson.
CT3 services include:
- Direct trauma and treatment services
- Care management
- Professional training and community education
- Outreach and engagement
- Screening and assessment
- Linkages to services and supports
CT3 develops and maintains local capacity to implement trauma-informed practices and provide evidence-based, informed trauma treatment interventions. The goals of the program are:
- Establish a community-based, culturally competent, quality, accessible program to provide and increase access to effective trauma focused treatment and services systems for children, adolescents, and their families who witness or experience traumatic events.
- Develop a sound infrastructure and increase community capacity to implement trauma-informed services for the focus population.
- Improve the health status and outcomes for young children – ages 2 to 9 years old, adolescents – ages 10 to 17 years old, and families as measured at intake, 6 months and discharge follow-up.
Develop and disseminate a thoroughly documented model with measurable objectives for statewide and national replication and adoption.