COMVAC Conference CLE - The Victim
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 Export to Your Calendar 9/14/2020
When: Monday, September 14, 2020
12:00 PM
Where: Zoom Webinar
United States
Contact: Tracey DeMarea


Online registration is available until: 9/14/2020
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2020 Annual COMVAC Co-Occurrence Conference

This year, the COMVAC Children’s Committee and COMVAC Trauma Informed Care Committee are proud to partner with the Johnson County Bar Association to present our virtual 2020 COMVAC Conference.  This year’s conference will be presented as three online webinar programs.  Our overall theme is Domestic Violence, and each workshop will have a unique focus:  the Batterer, the Victim and the Child.

September 14 | 12-1:40pm

Pursuing Justice through Understanding Trauma: Helping Domestic Violence Victims in Court

Speakers: Megan Ahsens, Johnson County District Attorney’s Office and Carrie Smart, Domestic Violence and Trauma-Informed Care Consultant and Trainer for Renick & Smart Associates.  

This program will focus on understanding the context of domestic violence and trauma, including the neurobiology of trauma and implications for domestic violence victims in the courtroom.  Discussions will also include strategies for success in the courtroom and helping victims get justice, safety and healing.