Date: 6/10/2016, 9:00 am—4:00 pm
County: Solano County
Sponsor: A Better Way, Inc.
The U.S. Surgeon General recently declared domestic violence to be the number one health concern in our country today; many youth involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems have been exposed to it. Learn to recognize the behaviors and effects on the children who have been exposed to domestic violence. Explore the impact it has on their relationships, learning, and the ways it may lead to mental health issues. Examine dating violence and the different forms of domestic violence. Review contemporary research findings on DV and ways to support these youth. Learn age specific indicators of domestic violence and impact it has on the brain. Learn tips for providers and caregivers to effectively help those effected by DV.