Fri, Oct 26 | Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Social Work in the Age of #MeToo: Working with Victims and Survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault

Registration for this Workshop Coming Soon!

Time & Location

Oct 26, 2018, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, 1906 Belleview Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24014, USA

About The Event

This special workshop will take place in the Roanoke Area. More venue information coming soon!

An expansion on the Me Too movement and a discussion of sexual assault, harassment, domestic abuse, and the intersection of these topics.

Coping with Loss: Working with Grief and Bereavement

a. Discuss how to use the grief work model to frame other losses outside of death and dying.

b. Examine this often under-discusses issue that will undoubtedly surface in every social work practice field.

c. Learn how to walk towards these challenging issues as opposed to avoiding them.

d. Discuss typical grief reactions, complicated grief, and the importance of support groups.

e. Learn mindfulness and grounding exercises.

Social Work in the Age of #MeToo: Working with Victims and Survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault

a. An expansion on the Me Too movement and a discussion of sexual assault, harassment, domestic abuse, and the

intersection of these topics.

b. Discuss what these issues and experiences actually are, how to identify them in your clients, and the impacts that they can

have on clients.

c. Learn an approach to domestic abuse and sexual harassment from a trauma-informed perspective:

i. Expand your knowledge base on specific how-to’s for trauma-informed practice, and clearly define what trauma and

trauma-informed really mean for us and our clients.

ii. This will be a safe place to identify gaps in knowledge about trauma-informed practice and increase our skill set for

working with this client population.

This will be a safe place to identify gaps in knowledge about trauma-informed practice and increase our skill set for working with this client population.

Registration for this Workshop Coming Soon!

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