The conference sessions will educate attendees about the types of domestic violence, root causes, prevention, defensive training, resources, the role of law enforcement and family advocacy, teen dating abuse and a segment on the arts and healing.
Free and open to the public. No registration is required.
9 a.m – 10:30 a.m.
Topic: Why Don’t They Just Leave?
Presenter: Doreen Nicholas, Arizona Coalition to End Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Topic: Root Causes - Why Domestic Violence Happens
Presenter: Donna Bartos, Bloom365
This is an interactive session
12:15 - 1:30 p.m.
Topic: The Role of Law Enforcement and Family Advocacy
Presenter: Detective Deb Taylor, Phoenix Police Department
1:45 – 3 p.m.
Topic: Self-Protection Techniques
Presenter: Adam Thompson, Universal Wellness
3:30 – 5 p.m.
Topic: Healing Through the Arts
Presenter: Rio Salado College Student Support Specialist Jenita Landrum
This is an interactive session. Counselors will be available.
This event is sponsored by Dr. Wanda Tucker, Faculty Chair-Psychology Department and the Rio Salado Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council. Please contact Dr. Tucker if you have any questions: 480-517-8268, firstname.lastname@example.org.