Let’s Talk about Intimate Partner Violence: Family-Centered Approaches for Domestic Violence: Keeping Survivors' and Children's Needs in Mind (Part 5)
This webinar will focus on the foundations of family-centered work with survivors and introduce the Family Centered Toolkit for Domestic Violence Programs. Discussion will include guidance for using the toolkit and strategies for supporting well-being, safety, and the bonds between survivors of intimate partner violence and their children.
- Describe the importance of an integrated approach that supports parent-child relationships and families with a range of culturally responsive, trauma-informed, and developmentally sensitive services
- Discuss ways to use the Family Centered Tooklit for Domestic Violence Programs
- Explain strategies to support the wellbeing, and safety of IPV survivors and their children
- List accessible resources for DV advocates, program staff, and supervisors to enhance and sustain family-centered services within DV programs
Cathy Cave, Senior Training Consultant, The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health
Cathy Cave has more than 30 years’ experience as an administrator, facilitator and consultant specializing in cultural inclusion, equity, anti-racism work and disparities elimination, trauma informed services and supports, organizational development, supervisory practice and leadership coaching within child welfare, juvenile justice, disaster response, health care, mental health, and substance use services. She is one of New York State’s early trauma champions, coordinating county collaboratives and clinical training trauma conferences.
For the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health, Cathy is engaged in internal and external planning, development, and change initiatives. She provides in-person and virtual training, TA, and curriculum development supporting programs, coalitions, other technical assistance centers, governmental bodies and community-based organizations. Since 2012 as a Senior Training Consultant with NCDVTMH, she utilizes her survivor, family, community and administrative perspectives to facilitate organizational change to improve service quality at local, state and national levels.
The Great Lakes MHTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.