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In Service DV Update Training, November 7th 2008

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CSU, Chico and the Center for Regional and Continuing Education are pleased to announce a half-day DV Update Training session. The DV Update program meets the mandatory domestic violence update required for court-appointed evaluators and mediators. Topics include the use of different types of restraining orders in domestic violence cases, new laws relating to domestic violence, mediators and custody evaluators, new social science research regarding families experiencing domestic violence, societal factors that contribute to domestic violence, cultural and same sex considerations, and community resources.

Conducting the workshop is Emberly Cross, J.D., MSW, and Coordinating Attorney at the San Francisco Cooperative Restraining Order Clinic. Emberly Cross has been the Coordinating Attorney at the Cooperative Restraining Order Clinic (CROC) in San Francisco since 1996, helping survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking obtain restraining orders and child custody and support orders. She obtained her law degree and her Master’s of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan. Prior to working at CROC, she was in private practice in family law in San Francisco. The program is intended for psychologists, marriage and family therapists, social workers, mediators and custody evaluators, nurses, physician, educators, law enforcement, and attorneys interested in the current laws and research in the field and requiring DV Update training. Attendees can early 4hours of BBSE, BRN and MCEP continuing education credit. Please visit rce.csuchico.edu/inservice/dvupdate2008.asp for a detailed program schedule and registration information.