Webinar Registration by October 9, 2017: Members $55; Nonmembers $85 - 1.5 CEUs
This webinar is 2 - 3:30 ET (Eastern Time).
In the Path to safety webinar, participants will learn what domestic violence is, what victims go through when trying to leave and partnerships necessary to assist a victim. We will discuss safety when living with an abusive partner, to include safety for children and pets. This presentation is for anyone who works in the community in a social service setting. It will enable you to not only gain a better understanding of what a victim goes through but will also provide insight on how to assist a victim.
Who Should Attend: Service Coordinators (Elderly and Family), Social Workers, Property Management Staff
1. Identify resources to assist a victim when trying to leave an abusive partner
2. Safety planning for victims, their family and the community
3. Legal resources
About the Presenter(s)
Jo Estrada is a Professional Service Coordinator in Corpus Christi, Texas. She has been an advocate for victim’s rights for over 20 years and has received training from the Immigration Service and Aid Center for Board of Immigration Appeals Accreditation, she is considered an expert in her field as a Domestic Violence Advocate and has provided continuing education training for Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid, The Coalition Against Modern Day Slavery, and at the American Association of Service Coordinator’s annual conference. She has been a guest on various television and radio programs in the Coastal Bend. She has worked at the Bridge Over Troubled Waters in Pasadena, TX and at the Women’s Shelter of South Texas in Corpus Christi; During her tenure with the Women’s Shelter Jo partnered with the local District Attorney’s Office and Police Departments to establish a DV 101 class for victims of Domestic Violence in Nueces County. She currently holds a board positions for the Coastal Bend Coordinated Community Response Coalition, the Minority Advancement Project (MAP of Texas) and was recently appointed to Commission of Children and Youth by the Corpus Christi City Council.
This webinar meets the following HUD Service Coordinator Training Requirements Area(s):
Core Area: Current Issues
Optional Area: Crime and Self Protection (Abuse)