Assessing, Advocating, and Supporting Teen Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault: Techniques for Youth Workers
February 14, 2017

Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, Room 105/121
Presenter: Claire Haglund, SafeHouse Center

Did you know that Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention month is February?  "One in three adolescents in the US is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional, or verbal abuse from a dating partner, a figure that far exceeds rates of other types of youth violence" (Love is Respect, 2013).  In this workshop teen dating violence/sexual assault warning signs and risk factors will be identified, techniques/supports for youth workers will be discussed, and teen survivor advocacy strategies will be reviewed. 

Agenda:

  • 11:15-11:30 am: Check-In & Networking
  • 11:30 am: Training Begins
  • 12:30 pm: Agency Introductions & Updates
  • 1:00 pm: Training Dismissed

Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch during this training.

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