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Family Violence: Understanding Generational Patterns

Friday, May 5, 2017
9:00am – 3:30pm

Hartford Campus
School of Social Work, Room 203

Family violence is a prevalent social issue that can affect the lives of its traumatized survivors. Dr. Antonia Cordero will present a case study to help seminar participants explore and understand the dynamics and patterns of generational family violence. Using a multi-dimensional, theoretical framework, Dr. Cordero will incorporate Attachment Theory, Historic Trauma, Ethnic-Sensitive, and Trauma-Informed Practice to examine the impact of family violence and related practice considerations.

This seminar will enable you to:

explore the dynamics and patterns of generational family violence gain an understanding of the resilience and strengths of family members affected by generational family violence discover social/cultural factors underpinning family violence and resilience understand practice considerations when working with family violence patterns and the individual needs of traumatized members


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