Loyola hosts domestic violence workshop

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.

In order to register for this event, click here. For more information, check out the Department of Social Work website at or contact SSW-Info@luc.edu


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