2013 — 8-Part Series: Substance Abuse, Trauma, and Domestic Violence


8-Part Webinar Series

Substance Abuse, Trauma, and Domestic Violence


Substance Abuse, Trauma, and Domestic Violence is an 8-part webinar series with Patti Bland, MA, CDP. This webinar series will build on Real Tools: Responding to Multi-Abuse Trauma, offering a practical toolkit for providing trauma-informed services that are responsive to the needs of survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault affected by substance abuse.

All live webinars were closed captioned. For more information, please contact Angelica Medina via email by clicking this link or via phone at 312-726-7020 or 312-726-4110 (TTY).


Screening IN not OUT of Our Programs:
Accommodating Survivors Affected by Substance Use (Webinar 1)

Wednesday, May 8  |  2:00 – 3:30pm (CST)

Patti Bland, M.A., CDP
Substance Abuse Training Director
National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

Screening for both domestic violence and substance abuse is an important tool for identifying barriers to safety and offering increased options for survivors. This webinar describes how to screen IN rather than OUT and explores how this can reduce program service barriers, end isolation, enhance safety, and ultimately make advocacy easier.

To listen to this Webinar, click the link below and follow the instructions on the page.

» Webinar Recording: Screening IN not OUT of Our Programs: Accommodating Survivors Affected by Substance Use (Webinar 1)

Webinar attendees, to access the handouts for this webinar, click the link below.

»» Webinar Handouts


Building Trust: Trauma-Informed Advocacy
with Survivors of DV/SA Experiencing Addiction (Webinar 2)

Thursday, June 27 | 2:00 – 3:30pm (CST)

Patti Bland, M.A., CDP
Substance Abuse Training Director
National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

People who have experienced abuse, violence, and trauma may have difficulty trusting others, even those who appear to have good intentions. This webinar explores reasons survivors may not trust advocates, counselors, therapists or other social service providers and describes trauma-informed ways to demonstrate trustworthiness and begin the process of building trust.

To listen to this Webinar, click the link below and follow the instructions on the page.

» Webinar Recording: Building Trust: Trauma-Informed Advocacy with Survivors of DV/SA Experiencing Addiction (Webinar 2)

Webinar attendees, to access the handouts for this webinar, click the link below.

»» Webinar Handouts


Enhancing Safety: Safety Planning for Survivors Affected by Their Own or Another’s Substance Use, Abuse, or Addiction (Webinar 3)

Thursday, July 18 | 2:00 – 3:30pm (CST)

Patti Bland, M.A., CDP
Substance Abuse Training Director
National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

Survivors may be at greater risk for injury and lethality when substances are involved. This webinar discusses safety concerns when substances are used as either a mechanism of control or as a coping strategy. Safety planning tips and tools are provided.

To listen to this Webinar, click the link below and follow the instructions on the page.

» Webinar Recording: Enhancing Safety: Safety Planning for Survivors Affected by their Own or Another’s Substance Use, Abuse, or Addiction (Webinar 3)

Webinar attendees, to access the handouts for this webinar, click the link below.

»» Webinar Handouts


Alcohol and Other Drug Issues in the Context of Sexual Assault (Webinar 4)

Thursday, August 8 | 2:00 – 3:30pm (CST)

Patti Bland, M.A., CDP
Substance Abuse Training Director
National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

Women often begin using alcohol or other drugs as a result of traumatic life events, such as past physical or sexual abuse (Ashley et al., 2003; Weiss et al., 2003). Additionally, a large percentage of women in substance abuse treatment programs have experienced physical and/or sexual abuse (with percentages ranging from 30% to more than 90%, Finkelstein et al., 2004). This webinar describes trauma-informed strategies to support survivors who have experienced trauma stemming from sexual assault and substance use.

To listen to this Webinar, click the link below and follow the instructions on the page.

» Webinar Recording: Alcohol and Other Drug Issues in the Context of Sexual Assault (Webinar 4)

Webinar attendees, to access the handouts for this webinar, click the link below.

»» Webinar Handouts


Safety Planning for Children Exposed: Taking Into Account Substance Abuse Issues (Webinar 5)

Patti Bland, M.A., CDP
Substance Abuse Training Director
National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

PLEASE NOTE: This webinar was rescheduled and included in the 2014-2015 Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Substance Abuse webinar series under a new title, “Supporting Children Exposed to Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence.” You can access the recording of the webinar on the 2014 series page at the following link: http://www.nationalcenterdvtraumamh.org/trainingta/webinars-seminars/2014-2015-domestic-violence-trauma-and-substance-abuse/


Building Capacity: Serving Survivors of DV/SA Experiencing Trauma Associated with Substance Abuse (Webinar 6)

Thursday, October 24 | 2:00 – 3:30pm (CST)

Karen Foley, MSW
Triple Play Connections
National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

Patti Bland, M.A., CDP
Substance Abuse Training Director
National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

This webinar will describe a cutting edge program in Washington State called Triple Play Connection. Triple Play Connection is a grassroots non profit that brings providers from domestic violence and sexual assault, chemical dependency, and mental health organizations together to network and cross-train. Participants will learn how to build this kind of collaboration within their own communities.

To listen to this Webinar, click the link below and follow the instructions on the page.

» Webinar Recording: Building Capacity: Serving Survivors of DV/SA Experiencing Trauma Associated with Substance Abuse (Webinar 6)

Webinar attendees, to access the handouts for this webinar, click the link below.

»» Webinar Handouts


Promising Practices: Working with Survivors Affected by Substance Abuse (Webinar 7)

Monday, November 18 | 2:00 – 3:30pm (CST)

Patti Bland, M.A., CDP
Substance Abuse Training Director
National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

Megan B. Jones, LISW, CADC
University of Northern Iowa Integrated Services Project (UNI-ISP)

Barb Rindels
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocate
University of Northern Iowa Integrated Services Project (UNI-ISP)

The University of Northern Iowa’s Integrated Services Project (UNI-ISP) was born out of the promise made to women participating in UNI research: their stories would make a difference in services provided. This webinar shares lessons learned from the project’s trauma-informed commitment to improve service delivery through research, agency education, technical support, and the facilitation of collaboration between service providers

To listen to this Webinar, click the link below and follow the instructions on the page.

» Webinar Recording: Promising Practices: Working with Survivors Affected by Substance Abuse (Webinar 7)

Webinar attendees, to access the handouts for this webinar, click the link below.

»» Webinar Handouts


Empowerment: Survivors of DV/SA in Recovery Define Success and Share What Works (Webinar 8 )

Thursday, December 12 | 2:00 – 3:30pm (CST)

Patti Bland, M.A., CDP
Substance Abuse Training Director
National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

and Special Guests from the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s Women in Recovery Caucus:

Karen Foley, MSW CDP

Mary E. Guiberson, M.A.

Cindy Obtinario, B.A.

A first step toward creating an accessible, empowering, and safe environment is listening to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault who are affected by substance use and substance use coercion, as well as to their advocates.

This webinar shares lessons learned from the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s Women in Recovery Caucus (WIRC) members working together to better extend trauma-informed services and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault experiencing barriers to services related to substance use. WIRC is the first caucus dedicated to mutual support and organizing for their constituency in the United States. Panel members will share their experience, strength, and hope and offer empowering options to reduce attitudinal and programmatic service barriers often experienced by survivors of multiple forms of trauma and harm.

To listen to this Webinar, click the link below and follow the instructions on the page.

» Webinar Recording: Empowerment: Survivors of DV/SA in Recovery Define Success and Share What Works (Webinar 8 )

Webinar attendees, to access the handouts for this webinar, click the link below.

»» Webinar Handouts

 


*Note: The Substance Abuse, Trauma, and DV webinar series is supported by Grant No. 2011-TA-AX-K128 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, US Dept. of Justice, and the Family Violence Prevention and Services Program Administration on Children Youth and Families Administration for Children and Families, US Department of Health and Human Services. The opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations expressed in these webinar presentations are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views the US Department of Health and Human Services or the Dept. of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.


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