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
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
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
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
Mayor, City of Concord
Chief, Richmond Police Department
Wade Myer, MDiv
Director of Programs, Rainbow Community Center
Executive Director, Narika
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