By Keshia Bardney
Loyola University Chicago is hosting a domestic violence workshop Saturday morning discussing current knowledge on men who are abusive.
The event, Domestic Violence – Men Who Batter and Latino Men Who Batter, is hosted by Loyola’s School of Social Work and is located at Lewis Towers on the Water Tower Campus. The workshop begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m. The workshop will discuss various objectives such as common traits and typologies of abuse, cultural factors in domestic violence and information about current interventions.
Here are the details about the workshop from the School of Social Work website:
Domestic Violence ~ Men Who Batter & Latino Men Who Batter
November 17th, 2012 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Loyola University Chicago
Lewis Towers, Beane Hall 13th floor
Presenter: Priscila Freire, PhD, LCSW, ICDVP
The workshop includes the following objectives:
Current knowledge on men who batter
Review research on factors influencing abusive behaviors
Discuss common traits/typologies
Overview of Partner Abuse Program Services
Cultural factors in domestic violence
Challenges in serving aggressors
Learn about current literature on the Latino man who batters
Current interventions and theoretical orientations
General Fee: $60
Alumni & Faculty: $50
Non-CEU seeking: $35
Field Instructors & Students seeking CEUs: $25
Students with ID: $10
Light refreshments will be included.