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8:40 AM CT Zoom Login
8:45-9:00 AM Conference Welcome by Toni Johnson-Simpson
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Session One - Keynote : The Batter as Parent by Lundy Bancroft
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Break
10:45AM - 12:15 PM Session Two - Panel Presentation and Discussion : Family Violence and Child Protection: Initiating a New Collaborative Approach to Safety and Accountability with Lundy Bancroft, Donna Bloom (Director of Legal Services at DCFOF), and David Almager (Director of BIPP DCFOF)
12:15 PM CT Conference Adjourns
The conference is designed to provide a comprehensive training opportunity for any practitioner seeking to enhance their professional knowledge of domestic violence, victim safety and batterer accountability. In addition, attendees have the opportunity to receive Continuing Education Credits through their respective disciplines (CJAD, LPC and LSW).
The training is designed for both beginning and advanced practitioners in the field of BIPP, child protective services, law enforcement, probation, parole, legal, professional counseling, social work, health providers and other social service specialists.
The 2021 conference will feature Lundy Bancroft, author, workshop leader, and consultant on domestic abuse and child maltreatment. Mr. Bancroft is the author of five books in the field, including the national prize winner The Batterer as Parent, Why Does He Do That?, When Dad Hurts Mom, Daily Wisdom and Should I Stay Or Should I Go? He has worked with over a thousand abusers directly as an intervention counselor, and has served extensively as a custody evaluator, child abuse investigator, and expert witness in domestic violence and child abuse cases.