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Domestic and Family Based Violence

June 04, 2024

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Domestic and Family Based Violence

September 13, 2024
10:00am-1:00pm CST
3.0 CEs for LCSW/LSW and LCPC/LPC
$30 for CEs, $10 for no CEs

This training will provide learners with an integrated, holistic, and culturally humble perspective on domestic and family-based violence. Through reflective and interactive activities, this instructor-guided course will highlight multiple perspectives of family violence as we explore the societal and cultural influences that define and maintain undesirable, violent patterns within families and communities. We will highlight the impact micro, mezzo, and macro level decision-making can have on safety within the home for all individuals within a family. Finally, we will discuss moving forward and apply our knowledge to make informed decisions and provide appropriate interventions both at the individual level and the community level.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify myths and facts around domestic and family-based violence
  2. Recognize and consider the cultural perspectives and impact of domestic and impact of domestic and family-based violence across the lifespan
  3. Apply obtained knowledge to prepare to move forward in our holistic response to domestic violence at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels

Registration Options:

If you do NOT need CEUs for LCSW/LSW or LCPC/LPC, register via the link below:


If you DO need CEUs for LCSW/LSW or LCPC/LPC, register via the link below:


Workshop Presenters

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Stephanie Johansson currently serves as a Field Specialist with the PATH team, providing training and support pertaining to the IM+CANS, IM-CAT, and other curriculum that assists Illinois providers in obtaining the necessary skills to help individuals and families make meaningful changes in their lives. Prior to joining the PATH team, Stephanie provided individual, couples, and family therapy in both community-based mental health and private practice settings, with a focus on childhood exposure to violence and trauma-focused care and interventions. She also has more than a decade of experience in administrative roles, leadership and management, and training creation and provision throughout the state in a variety of settings.

Stephanie holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and is an LCSW in the state of Illinois.

Julia Schick is a Systems of Care Specialist at the Provider and Assistance and Training Hub (PATH) and is responsible for providing training and field support pertaining to Systems of Care, Wraparound, and other curriculum relevant to assisting providers obtain skills necessary to help individuals make meaningful lifestyle changes. Prior to her role as Systems of Care Specialist, Julia provided family therapy to youth involved in the juvenile justice system as a clinician for a probation department. Julia also continues to coordinate a government entity comprised of stakeholders from multiple systems to address and prevent juvenile delinquency through system level improvement.

Julia holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Indiana University, Master’s Degree in Social Work from Indiana University, and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.


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