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The NASWGA North Region Representatives Present:
A Meet & Greet and Continuing Education (CE) Event
Understanding Intimate Partner Violence, Trauma and the Brain

Date:  March 20, 2024
Time:  12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Venue:  Clark Atlanta University Whitney M. Young School of Social Work, Room 322,
240 James P. Brawley Drive NW, Atlanta, GA  30314
CE Credit/Type Awarded: 1 Core CE Hour
Cost: Free/Open to All
North Region Representatives:
Endsley Real, LCSW, NASWGA North Region Representative
Dr. Jennifer Talley, PhD, LCSW, CCM, NASWGA North Region Member-at-Large
This workshop will focus on common forms of intimate partner violence (IPV), including domestic violence, dating violence, and sexual assault. The lecture and discussion will focus on identifying dynamics of IPV, how this translates into trauma, and what happens with the brain during and after trauma. The workshop will also discuss how to approach working with survivors of IPV in a trauma-informed manner by better understanding how brain functioning is impacted by trauma. Objectives | Participants will be able to…
 
  1. Recognize signs and dynamics of common forms of intimate partner violence.

  2. Describe what happens in the brain during and after IPV trauma.

  3. Discuss best practices in working with survivors of IPV trauma to provide a trauma-informed approach.

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Facilitator:  Dr. Corinne Warrener
Bio: Dr. Warrener is an Associate Professor of
Social Work at Clark Atlanta University and has her Master's and PhD in Social Work from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.  Her area of expertise is family violence, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and trauma.  Dr. Warrener has several years of practice experience, including working in child protection and foster care, schools, and domestic violence
services. She has experience doing individual and group therapy, community outreach and education, and prevention work, mainly in the area of dating
violence and domestic violence.

Her research is focused on topics such as perpetration of violence, financial
abuse, and economic disadvantages of divorced/separated women. She
recently worked on a project around veteran suicide and oxytocin with the
Laboratory for Darwinian Neuroscience at Emory University, funded by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  She is currently working on an NIJ-funded project to examine campus climate and sexual assault at HBCUs.
Counties which make up NASWGA's North Region:
Northwest Unit:
Dade, Walker, Catoosa, Whitfield, Fannin, Chattooga, Gordon, Pickens, Floyd, Bartow, Cherokee, Polk, Haralson, Paulding, Carroll, Douglas, Heard, Coweta, Fayette, Clayton, Henry, Spalding, Butts
North Central Unit:
Cobb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Rockdale
Northeast Unit:
Union, Towns, Rabun, Lumpkin, White, Habersham, Stephens, Dawson, Forsyth, Hall, Banks, Franklin, Hart, Barrow, Jackson, Clarke, Madison, Elbert, Walton, Newton, Morgan, Greene, Oglethorpe
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North Region Presentation - Understanding Intimate Partner Violence, Trauma and the Brain
North Region Presentation - Understanding Intimate Partner Violence, Trauma and the Brain
Mar 20, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
North Region Presentation,
Clark Atlanta University Whitney M. Young Jr. School of Social Work, Room 322, 240 James P. Brawley Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30314
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