Blame it On the Alcohol???? Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse
December 6, 2013
Mid-Ohio Foodbank in Grove City, Ohio (Columbus suburb)
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Cost is $65 for ODVN members and $100 for non-ODVN members
National trainer, researcher, and expert Dr. Larry Bennett from the University of Illinois in Chicago leads this training on the very complicated, complex topic of substance abuse and domestic violence. People have a lot of questions around substance use and battering. How does the use of substance impact domestic violence? Do people become abusive because of alcohol or other drugs? How do we, as professionals working with individuals who both abuse substances and batter, help support people in both sobriety and in not using violence in their relationships? Come to this conference to learn about the links and connections between substance use and domestic violence, ways in which substances are used in abusive relationships, and the role that traumatic experiences can play in substance use. Come for this unique opportunity to learn with others on this critically important topic.
5.5 CEU’s for social workers and counselors
5.5 RCH’s for chemical dependency counselors
This training was originally scheduled for September 6, but was rescheduled for December 6 due to a medical emergency.
ODVN releases 2012 Annual Report: Partnering for Progress.....One Survivor at a Time
We are pleased to share with you our FY2012 Annual Report. The Ohio Domestic Violence Nework celebrates our partnerships in 2012 and the expansion of our network of organizations and individuals working to end domestic violence in Ohio. Click here to read the 2012 Annual Report.
Domestic violence has no place in Ohio. That’s the guiding vision for those gathering throughout the state in October to illuminate domestic violence awareness month. Every year since 1981 advocates and allies striving to end domestic violence in our homes and our communities take time to celebrate the survivors, mourn the victims and recognize that we have broken the silence to reach millions of victims through support and services.
Effectively addressing and ultimately ending domestic violence requires a collaborative effort involving every part of our community. During Domestic Violence Awareness Month let us all recommit to ensuring domestic violence has no place in Ohio. Here are ten ways all of us can address and prevent domestic violence and create communities of safety and support.