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Mental Health SIG - Recognizing and Responding to Domestic Violence in Occupational Therapy Patients - June 2018
Professional Rehabilitation Consultants
1246 University Avenue West, Suite 100
St. Paul, Minnesota 55104
USA
651-603-8774

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Thursday, June 21, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM CDT
Category: SIGS

Agenda:
5:00  Introductions
5:15-6:15 Presentation
6:15-6:30 Closing remarks/Q&A
 
Course Description: Recognizing and Responding to Domestic Violence in Occupational Therapy Patients

Speaker Bio:
Meggie Royer is the Education and Outreach Coordinator at Women’s Advocates in St. Paul, the nation’s first domestic violence shelter. She provides trainings on
domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking, and more to schools and universities, businesses, health practitioners, counselors, and various other community groups. Last month she presented at the Office of Justice Programs’ Annual Conference on Crime and Victimization.

Learning Objectives:
1. Attendees will be able to identify the current or past existence of domestic violence or unhealthy relationships in mental health populations
2. Attendees will be able to understand the cycle of domestic violence, the warning signs of domestic violence, the various forms of abuse and their impacts, and helpful resources
3. Attendees will be able to develop strategies to effectively assist patients who may be struggling, or have struggled, with domestic violence and are looking for resources (housing, shelter, treatment, legal services, advocacy, and more)

Target Audience:
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, and Occupational Therapy Students, especially those who work in or have an interest in the area of mental health.

Course Level:  Introductory

Event Location: Professional Rehabilitation Consultants, Menlo Park Building, 1246 University Avenue W. Suite 100, St. Paul, MN 55104

Contact Hours:  1.5

 Fee: Free MOTA members  $20.00 Non-MOTA members
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Contact: Jackie Wagner - email: professional.rehab.consultants@gmail.com; phone - 651-603-8774