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Webinar Calendar: September

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Empower yourself and others to recognize, respond to, and prevent domestic abuse and teen dating violence in our community. 

 

FREE ONLINE EDUCATION AND TRAINING EVENTS

Click the titles below to register.  *CEUs available for Zoom participants.

 

Childhood Domestic Abuse: How Witnessing Abuse Impacts Children

September 2, 2-3:30pm

How does growing up witnessing abuse impact children? What makes a child more likely to witness abuse and violence at home? What can I do to support victims of Childhood Domestic Abuse?

When you grow up in a home witnessing domestic abuse, you experience Childhood Domestic Abuse. Join Ryan on Facebook Live or Zoom where he facilitates a discussion on the dynamics of domestic abuse, the negative effects of short and long-term effects on children who witness abuse in their homes, risk factors, and ways that adults who work with children can help.

 

Teaching Interpersonal Skills to Children

September 8, 12-1:30pm

Where do children learn how to communicate and relate to other people? What can I do to teach interpersonal skills to my children? How do I make time for discussions with my children and family members?

Unfortunately, we can't simply will our children into becoming responsible adults.  But we can spend time just being together.  Join Jose on Facebook Live or Zoom to learn some skills and tips that parents can use to teach children healthy communication skills, make time for discussions, start conversations, and spend time together as a family.

 

The Dynamics of Domestic Abuse

September 9, 2-3:30pm

How does domestic abuse work? What are the red flags? What can I do to help myself or someone I know?

The latest research from TCFV shows that 1 in 3 Texans will experience abuse and violence from a partner in their lifetime. Join Ryan to learn about the characteristics of abuse, different forms of abuse, the cycle of abuse, why victims stay, the effects on children, warning signs, the importance of safety planning and how to report and respond to abuse.

 

Las Dinámicas de la Violencia Domestica (The Dynamics of Domestic Abuse in Spanish)

September 14, 12:00-1:30pm

Esta presentación es una introducción, para todas aquellas personas que deseen aprender, sobre la violencia doméstica y el impacto en nuestra comunidad. Aprende sobre las características del abuso, diferentes formas de abuso, el ciclo del abuso, por qué permanecen las víctimas en relaciones abusivas, el efecto en los niños que son testigos, las señales de altera, la importancia de un plan seguro y como reportar y responder al abuso.

 

The Dynamics of Stalking

September 16, 2-3:30pm

What’s the deal with stalkers? Why do they do that? What can I do to protect myself or someone I know?

Stalking is so much more than many people think. In this presentation, Ryan answers the question, “What is stalking and how exactly does it work?” Join Ryan to learn the methods and tactics used by stalkers, the impact that stalking has on victims, some resources and safety strategies for victims, and what we as a community can do to help.

 

The Intersection of Domestic Abuse and Substance Abuse

September 21, 12-1:30pm

How is domestic abuse connected to substance abuse? How do abusers use addiction as a tool of control? Why do many victims of abuse turn to drugs or alcohol?

Join Jose to learn about domestic abuse and its connection to substance abuse.  Jose will also discuss the characteristics of abuse, forms of abuse, the cycle of abuse, why victims stay, why victims turn to substances, warning signs, the importance of safety planning, and how to report and respond to abuse. 

 

Teens and Sexting: How Worried Should We Be?

September 23, 2-3:30pm

What is sexting? Why do teens sext? What are the possible negative effects of sexting?

A recent study in Houston found that among high school girls, 68% had been asked to send a sext, while 42% of boys were. Join Ryan for a discussion on what exactly constitutes sexting, why teens sext, the dangers of sexting, the effects of sexting, non-consensual sharing of images, and the latest research about effective ways to respond to incidents of sexting, including how to start the conversation with teens.

 

The Stigma of Substance Abuse Among Victims of Domestic Abuse

September 28, 12-1:30pm

What stigmas are associated with substance abuse? How do these stigmas create barriers to resources for victims? How can I help reduce stigma?

Victims of domestic abuse are often stigmatized, and this stigma is compounded if they abuse drugs or alcohol.  Join Jose for a discussion on the link between substance abuse and domestic violence.  Jose will explore some of the reason's victims turn to substances, the harm stigma has on victims when seeking help, and what we can do to help reduce that stigma.

 

Additional Links

Want to schedule an online presentation for your school, group or organization? 

     → Submit a Request an Educator form, and we will contact you to set up a private webinar.


Want to view our previously recorded webinars

     → Check out our Webinar Video Library.

 

More Information

For more information, please call the Education Department at 469-969-7254 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Check out our Community Education page for more information on our free education and training programs.

We are always looking to partner with community organizations.  Please let us know what we can do to support you and your organization's education and training efforts. 

Thank you for supporting survivors of domestic abuse in our community.  Education is the key to prevention!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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