Assessing Domestic Violence & Lethality in Domestic Abuse Conflicts


Assessing Domestic Violence & Lethality in Domestic Abuse Conflicts

Sponsored by Women In Need, Inc.

 

Presented By: Juanita Sprenkle Jones, MHS, CJSOTS, NCCE

Juanita Sprenkle Jones is the Program Coordinator for SpiriTrust Lutheran Domestic Abuse Solutions in York, Pennsylvania and has over twenty years of experience working with men who batter and control their intimate partner. Also, Juanita does individual therapy, couples counseling and is a custody evaluator for custody cases that involve domestic violence.

This two-day presentation will take a look at predicting lethality in domestic violence relationships and discussing characteristics that are red flags for domestic violence and for recidivism. This presentation will also identify common characteristics of those who are abusive in their attempts to control a partner and who might escalate the control tactics to physical violence. Tools to predict risk and lethality will be examined as well as additional tools for safety planning. In addition, this presentation will take a look at understanding how gender affects the use of force in relationships. Become familiar with the interactive connection between entitlement and escalated risk of violence or lethality in intimate partner relationships and custody disputes.

 

November 13 & 20

9:00 AM to 12 PM

(Register by Wednesday, November 11)

This is a FREE virtual presentation.

 

 


The Batterer as a Parent and the Change Process for Abusive Men


The Batterer as a Parent and the Change Process for Abusive Men

Sponsored by Women In Need, Inc.

**Sorry for the inconvenience, but due to popularity of this training, we have reached capacity and had to close registration early. Please stay tuned for any and all upcoming events. Thank you!**

This two-day presentation will take a look at “The Batterer As Parent.” We will establish the profile of men who abuse women, describe the power dynamics and the psychologically poisoned atmosphere that an abuser creates for children in the home. We will examine the impact the batterer has on the parenting of the abused women, and look at “The change Process for Abusive Men.” We will also look at the elements of change, including consequences, education, confrontation, and accountability. A checklist will be reviewed for assessing whether an abuser has made meaningful progress in overcoming his abuse issues, with some explanation of how to detect false claims of change. We will also discuss specific roles professionals can play in contributing to change and accountability for abusers.

 

Presented By: Lundy Bancroft
Lundy Bancroft has over thirty years’ experience specializing in interventions for abusive men and their families. He has authored six books, including the world’s best seller on domestic violence, Why Does He Do that? And prizewinning professional book The Batterer as Parent. Lundy is the former Training Director of Emerge, the U.S.’s first counseling program for men who batter. He has served extensively as a custody evaluator, child abuse investigator, and expert witness.

 

December 11 & 18

9:00 AM to 12 PM

This is a FREE virtual presentation.


Near-Fatal Strangulation Training


Near-Fatal Strangulation Training

Sponsored by Women In Need, Inc.

 

Presented By: Casey Gwinn, Esq.

Casey Gwinn spent the first ten years of his career in San Diego as a Deputy City Attorney creating one of the leading Domestic Violence Units in America and then served as the elected City Attorney for 8 years. He led the effort to open the San Diego Family Justice Center, a multi-agency collaborative designed to serve victims of domestic violence and their children and he helped lead the President’s Family Justice Center Initiative for President George Bush. Today, Casey is the visionary behind the Family Justice Center movement and Camp HOPE America, the first evidence-based camping and mentoring program in the country for children impacted by child abuse and domestic violence.

 

Training Topics Include:

  • Primary/Predominant Aggressor- including dual arrests
  • Effective Handling of Near-Fatal Strangulation Cases
  • Working Collaboratively in Domestic Violence Cases
  • Impacts of Childhood Trauma on Victimization and Perpetration

 

October 2, 2017

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
750 Norland Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17233

Registration begins at 8:00 am
Coffee and pastries will be served
Lunch is not provided

Register below or call 717.264.3056 for more information.

This training is FREE and PCCD approved for 7 hours of training.

Registration is limited to the first 100 people.


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Assessing Domestic Violence & Lethality in Intimate Relationships Training


Assessing Domestic Violence & Lethality in Intimate Relationships

Sponsored by Women In Need, Inc.

 

Presented By: Juanita Sprenkle Jones, MHS, CJSOTS, NCCE

Juanita Sprenkle Jones is the Program Coordinator for SpiriTrust Lutheran Domestic Abuse Solutions in York, Pennsylvania and has over twenty years of experience working with men who batter and control their intimate partner. Also, Juanita does individual therapy, couples counseling and is a custody evaluator for custody cases that involve domestic violence.

This presentation will take a look at predicting lethality in domestic violence relationships and discussing characteristics that are red flags for domestic violence and for recidivism. This workshop will also identify common characteristics of those who are abusive in their attempts to control a partner and who might escalate the control tactics to physical violence. Tools to predict risk and lethality will be examined as well as additional tools for safety planning. In addition, this workshop will take a look at understanding how gender affects the use of force in relationships. Become familiar with the interactive connection between entitlement and escalated risk of violence or lethality in intimate partner relationships and custody disputes.

 

July 28, 2017

9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Fulton Theatre
101 Lincoln Way W #102, McConnellsburg, PA 17233

Light refreshments will be provided; lunch is on your own.
Register below or call 717.485.5840 for more information.

This training is FREE.

Walk a Mile In Her Shoes

Take the first step to end sexual violence!

WIN’s sixth annual walk will take place on Friday, May 4, 2018! We’re looking for men to don a pair of bright red high heels and walk just 6 blocks along Main Street in Downtown Chambersburg.

Register below as an individual walker or as a team of up to 4 walkers. Registration fee includes a Walk A Mile t-shirt and the use of high-heels during the walk.

 

Don’t forget to get sponsors!

A big part of this event is getting sponsors to donate to your walk! Tell others that you are walking to raise awareness about sexual violence and all the money raised will go to support Women In Need’s programs and services to help victims.

Use the Sponsor page to get friends, family, and co-workers to pledge money. Set a personal goal for how much you want to raise and try to reach your goal!

Collect money from sponsors before the event and either bring them to Women In Need or to the event! The individual and team who raise the most money will be recognized with their very own Walk A Mile plague to display and brag about.


 

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: How much does it cost to participate?
A: Registration fees cost $20 for an Individual Walker and $15 for Team Members. The registration fee includes a Walk a Mile t-shirt and the use of WIN’s high-heels during the event. We also ask that walkers collect sponsorships for the walk.

Q: How do I collect sponsorships?
A: It’s easy! Download a Sponsorship Form here and use it to help you raise money. Set a personal goal about how much you want to raise and get out there! Talk to your friends, family, co-workers, neighbors, church members, etc. and tell them that you are walking to raise awareness about sexual violence. Collect any money that people pledge and you can either bring it to Women In Need or bring it to the event.

This year, your sponsors can also donate to your or your team online! After you register, tell them to go to www.winservices.org/wamdonate. They can select your name and donate. You can also check this page to see which individual walker and which team has raised the most money!!

Q: Our team has more than 4 people. Can we still be a team?
A: Teams are up to 4 people. But you can split up into more than one team and make it a competition!

Q: Can we make signs or posters to carry?
A: Yes! We encourage you or your team to get creative! You can make signs showing your or your organization’s best anti-rape slogan or have team shirts, buttons, etc. However, all signs, shirts, etc. must be appropriate for the event and event staff have the right to not allow profane, vulgar, or inappropriate materials during the walk. Some examples of good slogans are:

  • Don’t just talk the talk; walk the walk
  • Rape is not OK
  • Yes means Yes!
  • Consent: Did you get it?
  • Real Men Don’t Rape
  • We [Team or Organization] Don’t Tolerate Sexual Violence!

Q: Can females participate?
A: Registration is open only to males, but women can participate in other ways. This year, we are encouraging women to wear red flat shoes and walk alongside the men in heels to show solidarity. They can also come out to cheer you on and sponsor you.

Any other questions, please feel free to give our office a call at 717.264.3056, or follow us on Facebook for updates.

 


Walk a Mile In Her Shoes

It’s not just a women’s issue!

WIN’s fifth annual walk will take place on Friday, May 5, 2017 and, again, we need your help! We’re looking for men to don a pair of bright red high heels and walk just 6 blocks along Main Street in Downtown Chambersburg.

Register below as an individual walker or as a team of up to 4 walkers. Registration fee includes a Walk a Mile t-shirt and the use of high-heels during the walk.

 

 

Don’t forget to get sponsors!

A big part of this event is getting sponsors to donate to your walk! Tell others that you are walking to raise awareness about sexual violence and all the money raised will go to support Women In Need’s programs and services to help victims.

Use the Sponsor page to get friends, family, and co-workers to pledge money. Set a personal goal for how much you want to raise and try to reach your goal!

Collect money from sponsors before the event and either bring them to Women In Need or to the event! The individual and team who raise the most money will be recognized with their very own Walk A Mile plague to display and brag about.

Download Your Sponsorships Page Here!


 

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: How much does it cost to participate?
A: Registration fees cost $20 for an Individual Walker and $15 for Team Members. The registration fee includes a Walk a Mile t-shirt and the use of WIN’s high-heels during the event. We also ask that walkers collect sponsorships for the walk.

Q: How do I collect sponsorships?
A: It’s easy! Download the Sponsorship form above and use it to help you raise money. Set a personal goal about how much you want to raise and get out there! Talk to your friends, family, co-workers, neighbors, church members, etc. and tell them that you are walking to raise awareness about sexual violence. Collect any money that people pledge and you can either bring it to Women In Need or bring it to the event.

Q: Our team has more than 4 people. Can we still be a team?
A: Teams are up to 4 people. But you can split up into more than one team and make it a competition!

Q: Can females participate?
A: Registration is open only to males, but women can participate in other ways. This year, we are encouraging women to wear red flat shoes and walk alongside the men in heels to show solidarity. They can also come out to cheer you on and sponsor you.

Any other questions, please feel free to give our office a call at 717.264.3056, or follow us on Facebook for updates.