Intimate Partner Violence Among Hispanic and Latina Populations

July 23, 2021, 10:00am-12:00pm

Course Description 
While interpersonal violence is a global issue, the spread of gender violence has reached levels of urgency such that the Governor of Puerto Rico, Pedro Pierluisi, declared a state of emergency for the island in January of 2021.  This session focuses on how to support professionals who work with individuals within Hispanic/Latina communities who are experiencing gender-based violence 

This two-hour interactive webinar will identify the dynamics of Intimate Partner Violence, social services to support, explore how an on-site safety plan can be a resource for victims, and inform on culture and trauma informed strategies that support Latina victims of intimate partner violence.

Diana Padilla -- 
is Research Project Manager at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, Division of Substance Use Disorders, Columbia University Medical Center. Ms. She is a Senior Trainer with more than 23 years of public health service, instructing behavioral health practitioners, prevention specialists and drug court professionals on addictions and recovery supporting best practices. 

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