RADNOR, Pa. (Feb. 15, 2012) – Author and domestic violence education advocate Lundy Bancroft will serve as keynote speaker at a March 16 domestic violence symposium at Bryn Mawr College. Bancroft’s participation is made possible by Cabrini College through a U.S. Department of Justice Grant.
“Domestic Violence through a Trauma-Informed Lens” will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Students, educators, therapists, law enforcement officers, social workers, government officials, religious leaders and community members are invited to the symposium. Cost is $65, $20 for students. Registration is required; deadline is March 9.
Bancroft is former co-director of Emerge, the nation’s first counseling program for men. He has researched on the dynamics of emotional injury and recovery in children exposed to a man who abuses their mother, and is the author and co-author of several books, including “The Batterer as Parent: Addressing the Impact of Domestic Violence on Family Dynamics” (Sage Publishing, 2002).
The symposium is co-sponsored by the Center for Child and Family Well-Being at Bryn Mawr College and by Cabrini partner Laurel House, a comprehensive domestic violence agency in Norristown. Six Continuing Education Units and/or six Act 48 credits are available with full-day attendance.
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Cabrini offers 1,300 full-time undergraduate students more than 30 majors, pre-professional programs, concentrations and minors. More than 1,900 students are in graduate studies programs at the main campus in Radnor, Pa., and at 15 off-site locations. The College’s serene 112-acre campus is located 30 minutes from Philadelphia.