Workshops

Violence Against Women in Diverse Populations

ID: 1303WEB

Recognizing the critical impact that issues of race, culture, sexual orientation, religious identity, ability and other diverse identities has on victims' experiences of violence, this webinar provides a first glimpse into the issues of violence against women within some immigrant communities, specially: Latinos (as); Asian and black immigrants. Participants will leave this workshop having learned strategies for addressing the various obstacles or issues that victims face in accessing services and negotiating the various support systems. [Required for Violence Against Women Foundation Certificate Program]


Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.0 Social & Cultural Competence

Instructor: Monica Roldan, MSW, LCSW
Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2024
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm ET
Location: Live Interactive Online Webinar


Webinar Objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Define domestic violence and intimate partner violence (IPV)
  • Explain how domestic violence affects Latino, Asian and Black communities
  • Identify some strategies to address some obstacles that victims face in accessing domestic violence services

    Webinar Outline

    10:00 am Welcome & Introduction
    10:05 am Overview about domestic violence and its dynamics
    10:35 am Power and control wheel in immigrant communities
    11:00 am Some Cultures

  • Latinos
  • Asian
  • Black
    12:00 pm Presentation & Clinical Cases
    12:30 pm Challenges
    12:40 pm Tools & Resources
    12:50 pm Conclusion/Q&A

    Target Audience

    Social Workers and Allied Health Professionals

    Content Level

    Beginner - Advanced

    Webinar Completion Requirements

    To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course and complete an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

    System Requirements

    • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
    • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

    About the Instructor

    Monica C. Roldan, MSW, LCSW, is a psychotherapist licensed in New York and New Jersey. In her career, Monica has always focused her efforts on working with women, specifically Latina women survivors of gender based violence, trauma, rape, childhood abuse, prostitution, and trafficking. An expert on issues regarding mental health and immigrant struggles, Monica has a deep understanding of the migration process, and its unique stressors

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