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Upcoming Webinars for Mental Health Professionals

The Coalition is hosting three webinars for mental health professionals with clients experiencing or perpetrating domestic violence. Presented by Chris Huffine of Allies in Change, the webinars will address the dynamics of domestic violence, screening, response procedures, and other related topics like suicidal ideation and the differences between anger management and abuse intervention.

Understanding Domestic Violence: Beyond Physical Abuse
April 9, 10-11:30AM: learn more and register here

Screening for Domestic Violence by Mental Health Professionals
April 23, 10-11:30AM: learn more and register here

Intervening in Domestic Violence for Mental Health Professionals
May 14, 10-11:30AM: learn more and register here

Attendance is free of charge.

Website Maintenance - Expect delays through Friday AM

In preparation for our testing of e-learning platforms, Dreamhost (OCADSV's web hosting provider) will be migrating our website data to a new server.

As a result, from now through this evening, you might experience some sporadic sluggishness, increased lag time and page load failures on this website. We anticipate that everything will return to normal by the morning of Friday 2/27.

Other OCADSV-affiliated websites will also experience slowdowns:

Please note that staff email service and work calendars should be unaffected.

Anti-Oppression Train the Trainer Workshop

February 5th - 6th, 2015
9:00am - 5:00pm
YWCA of Greater Portland
1111 SW 10th Avenue (map and directions)
Portland, Oregon 97205
Parking: There is a SmartPark at 730 SW 10th Avenue (map and directions), three blocks down from the training location. The cost per day is $14.


Toolkit and Webinar for Mental Health Professionals

We are pleased to offer continuing education credit through the Oregon chapter of the National Association of Social Workers for our webinar, Safety and Ethical Considerations for Mental Health Providers Responding to Domestic Violence. The accompanying toolkit provides basic information about domestic violence for mental health professionals, including types of abuse, indicators, screening and risk assessment, safety planning, and connecting with community programs.

Webinar recording

Download toolkit

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