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Cult. Comp: Understanding the Latina Domestic Violence Survivor (Chicago)

Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 10:00am
This event lasts 0 days 3 hours and 0 minutes.

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This training will sell out, so register early.

Presenter Lu Rocha will provide a brief overview of the Latino culture, migration history and the current condition of Latinos. Participants will become familiar with domestic violence (DV) and other forms of gender-based violence within the Latino community. Rocha will share lessons learned from her experience of working with the Latino community and from her book, Nuestras Historias/Our Stories: a compilation of true stories of Latinas who have experienced gender-based violence. Participants will gain knowledge of the culture, be able to identify the types of abuse a survivor may experience, and the effects. Participants will be able to articulate barriers, red flags (warning signs), and possible cultural explanations for a survivor’s behavior. By the end of the workshop, participants will learn best practices when serving Latina survivors and improved advocacy techniques. Finally, participants will be able to use information from this workshop to better serve the Latino community.

Attended in full, this workshop fulfills cultural competency requirements for licensure renewal. All courses offered through the NASW-Illinois Chapter meet the continuing education qualifications for LSWs, LCSWs, LPCs, LCPCs, LMFTs, RNs, LPNs, APNs, and LCPs licensed in Illinois as required by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).

Presenter: Lu Rocha, MA, MSW

Location: NASW-Illinois Chapter Office
404 S Wells St Fl 4
Chicago IL 60607

Cost: 3 Cult. Comp. CEUs / $45 Nonmember / FREE NASW Member

CEU's Earned:  3 CEU's

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Registration Required: Yes

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