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Training for Professionals



A conference sponsored by

Jersey Battered Women’s Service (JBWS)

& The Adult Services Subcommittee of the

Morris County Domestic Violence Working Group

Friday, May 11, 2018

8 - 4 pm

Conference Brochure

Full Conference Description

(including CE info)


Psychotherapy and Violence Against Women:

A Feminist Perspective

Elaine Edelman, PhD, MSW


Firearms and IPV: Considerations for Professionals Gianni Pirelli, PhD

The Intersection of Substance Abuse and IPV

Tamu King, MSCP

Client/Clinician Panel:

Uncovering IPV in Your Practice

Harriet Newman, LPC,

Janis Falvey, LPC and Jane Shivas, LCSW



JBWS provides didactic training opportunities to increase professionals’ awareness and understanding of domestic violence, as well as to encourage and empower professionals to appropriately respond to domestic violence within their particular professional role.

Education and support are available to a wide range of professionals, including, but not limited to:

  • Health care providers and staff
  • Social service providers
  • Educators and school counselors Resource List on Teen Dating Violence
  • Pre-professional program students
  • Clergy and faith communities
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Attorneys
  • Day care workers
  • Child protection workers
  • Therapists
  • Court personnel

To discuss or schedule a professional training, please contact the Professional Training Manager at 973-267-7520 ext. 121 or training@jbws.org

Jersey Battered Women's Service has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5875. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  JBWS is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

The following is a list of the workshops provided by JBWS. You can find brief descriptions of each of these workshop here.

  • Addressing Intimate Partner Abuse with Adolescents and Teens
  • Abuse in Later Life
  • Boundaries in Victim Services
  • Cultural Competence and Domestic Abuse
  • Disabilities and Domestic Violence
  • Disabilities and DV: Safety Planning with Victims and Survivors
  • Domestic Violence and Faith Based Issues
  • Domestic Violence and Mental Health: Screening and Interventions
  • Domestic Abuse in Upscale Marriages
  • Domestic Violence: An Overview of the Issue
  • Domestic Violence: An Impact on Health
  • Domestic Violence: Information for Family and Friends
  • Domestic Violence: Its Impact of Children
  • Domestic Violence Law
  • Domestic Violence in the LGBTQQI Communities
  • Domestic Violence: The Social Context
  • Domestic Violence: Screening and Assessing Abuse
  • Ethics in Victim Services
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Healthy Relationships Skill-Building with Children
  • Immigration Issues in Domestic Violence
  • Male Victims of Domestic Violence
  • Police Perpetrated Domestic Violence
  • Reproductive Health: Strategies for Responding to & Preventing Reproductive Coercion
  • Responding to Non-Iintimate Partner Violence
  • Safety Planning with Victims and Survivors fo Domestic Violence
  • Stalking: A Dynamic of Power and Control
  • Substance Use & Domestic Violence
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Understanding the Harm in Low-Level domestic Violence Cases
  • Working with Men Who Use Abusive Behaviors in Intimate Relationships
  • Working with Women Who Use Force
  • Working with Youth Towards Prevention

Making a Referral

Professionals planning to make a referral to JBWS for services are welcome to speak first with a JBWS counselor to get more information about the client's options. When possible, provide a safe, confidential place for the client to call the helpline and provide follow-up support after the phone call.


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