Teen Dating Abuse
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 from 9:45 AM to 2:45 PM (EDT)
New Brunswick, NJ
Teen Dating Abuse
Goals and Objectives:
Understand the dynamics of teen dating violence
Recognize the warning signs that indicate a teen may be a victim or an abuser
Effectively approach a teen (victim or abuser) to provide intervention
Develop safety plans, and implement prevention and awareness strategies
Identify resource and referral information for support
Each class will provide light refreshments.
Please bring your own lunch!
Handouts will be provided.
Teen dating abuse offers Nurses 6 contact hours and Social Workers 5.5 non-clinical continuing education credits.
Additional Information:All training facilities are wheelchair accessible. Workshops are based on best practices that acknowledge and respect the needs of victims from diverse populations.
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Parking garage located on Church St.
- Continuing nursing education activities were approved by New Jersey Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA.
- Domestic Violence "101" 102501-10561, Effects of Domestic Violence on Children 102501-10562, Teen Dating Abuse 102501-10563, and Understanding the Victim/Survivor of Domestic Violence 102501-10564, provided by A Partnership For Change, are approved for continuing education by the National Association of Social Workers – NJ Chapter, 200 Metroplex Drive, Suite 404, Edison, NJ 08817. Social workers will receive five and a half (5.5) non-clinical credits for participating in each of these courses.
When & Where
Intimate Partner Violence Advocate Certification (IPVA)
A Partnership for Change (APFC)
IPVA - Intimate Partner Violence Advocate Certification Program
The Intimate Partner Violence Advocate (IPVA) Certification Program is an in-depth and unique five-part certification series that is endorsed by New Jersey Division on Women (DOW) and is valuable to anyone who provides advocacy and support to families through social services, the schools, the healthcare system, the criminal justice system or anyone who is interested in understanding domestic violence/dating abuse and playing a role in breaking the cycle.
IPVA has been offered in central New Jersey since 2009.
- IPVA is endorsed by New Jersey Division on Women (DOW)
- All five classes are required for the IPVA Certification, but classes can be taken individually.
- Nurses can obtain 6 contact hours and Social Workers can acquire 5.5 non-clinical continuing education credits for select classes.(see class description where applicable)
- Attendees can obtain three (3) Domestic Violence Specialist (DVS) credits for ALL classes.
- Attendance for the entire class is required for credits.
- Classes are held in New Brunswick at PCA-NJ's training facility on Church Street.
Classes developed and presented by A Partnership for Change Allison Bressler, MA and/or Gloria Sgrizzi Co-Founders and Co-Directors