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Save the Date: Innovations Conference November 5, 2014

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Save the Date: Innovations Conference November 5, 2014

Save the Date!

Innovations Conference: Innovations and Best Practices in Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Response

Date: Wednesday November 5, 2014

Time: 8:30am-4:00pm

Location: Pleasant Hill, CA

The Family Justice Center and Contra Costa County’s Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative are pleased to announce a one-day conference focusing on the innovations and best practices in Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Response in Contra Costa and the surrounding East Bay Area.

Speakers will highlight emerging research, innovations, and best and promising practices around trauma-informed approaches, culturally specific services, and the Family Justice Center model.

Attendees can expect:

  • Information about new approaches and resources.
  • Tips on policies and practices to improve your work.

Who should attend?

  • Staff from City and County departments who partner with the Family Justice Center
  • City staff
  • Law enforcement
  • Non-profit service providers
  • Community Leaders

CEUs pending.


Plenary Session

Dr. Jeffery Edleson, Ph.D., MSW
Dean, School of Social Work, UC Berkeley

Dr. Brigid McCaw, MD, MPH
Kaiser Permenante, Family Violence Prevention Program

Dr. Mimi Kim, Ph.D.
Founder, Creative Interventions
Professor, Social Welfare, Cal State Long Beach

Breakout Panelists include

Cherri Allison, Esq.
Executive Director, Alameda County Family Justice Center

Ben Barr, MSW, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Rainbow Community Center

Kathryn Burroughs
Consultant and Trainer,  Families Thrive, Contra Costa County’s Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative

Kanwarpal Dhaliwal, MPH
Director of Community Health and Integrative Practice, RYSE Center

Tim Grayson
Mayor, City of Concord

Chris Magnus
Chief, Richmond Police Department

Wade Myer, MDiv
Director of Programs, Rainbow Community Center 

Usha Ramachandran
Executive Director, Narika

 
And More!


 

Conference

 

 

The project is supported by Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Programs. 

Conference registration will be announced in September. 

For questions or comments, please contact Melissa Caine-Huckabay at (510) 965-4949
or mcainehuckabay@wccfjc.org

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