October 8, 2013 > Santa Clara County schedules Domestic Violence conference
Santa Clara County schedules Domestic Violence conference
Submitted By Gwendolyn Mitchell/Marina Hinestrosa
In 2011, there were 4,655 domestic violence related calls for assistance to the police, and authorities identified 9 domestic violence related deaths in 2012. Emergency shelter and transitional housing was accessed by 755 victims and children with over 20,000 bed nights provided.
The 20th Annual Santa Clara County Domestic Violence Council Conference will feature best practices and emerging programs that tackle the complexities of domestic violence among those most vulnerable Ðchildren and youth. Nationally recognized experts will be featured in keynote presentations from local government, courts, law enforcement, domestic violence shelters and service providers.
Keynote Speakers include: Dr. Jeffrey Edleson, Dean of UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare and Andra Tharp, PhD, Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Domestic Violence Conference
Friday, October 25
8:00 a.m. Ð 4:30 p.m.
ÊSanta Clara Marriott Hotel
2700 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara
(408) 294-0006 Ext. 2
Registration fee: $110 before October 22, 2013.Ê At the door is $150 each.
Free continuing Education Credit will be offered for nurses, MFT, LCSW, RN, JD.