Society is changing how we look at intimate partner violence and the law is catching up! In this workshop we will update you on how “ripped from the headlines” topics like #MeToo, Time’s Up, Dirty John, Surviving R. Kelly, and the suicide of Conrad Roy/conviction of Michelle Carter can impact best practices for serving victims of abuse. Haven’t been following one of these stories? You need to! We will fill you in on what you need to know about the latest development in laws related to coercion, free will, and consent, and the innovative solutions that these cases have inspired for victims of bullying, emotional abuse, sexual harassment, and sexual assault. This workshop will only be recorded and available On-Demand from August 10, 2020 until December 31, 2020.
Understand the dynamic definitions of coercion and control and how the changing legal landscape across the country, and the world, might affect us here in Texas.
Learn how to apply creative victim-centric solutions to issues in their work
Hone the advocacy skills necessary to effect changes that increase access to justice for victims of interpersonal violence.