Domestic Violence Symposium
Each year, Cabrini offers a symposium to help students identify and address domestic violence, dating violence, and sexual assault.
October 14 & 15, 2020
Cabrini University: Grace Hall Atrium
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, TRAUMA, AND COMMUNITY RESPONSE: COMMEMORATING 10 YEARS OF CABRINI’S DOMESTIC VIOLENCE EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM
Save the date for a two day conference including Keynote Speaker, Dr. Ginsburg, and break out sessions with various experts and professionals in the fields of trauma, domestic violence, and sexual assault.
The Eighth Annual Domestic Violence Symposium: Trauma and Trafficking
Hear from Barbara Amaya, trafficking and domestic violence survivor and award-winning advocate, speaker, trainer, and author of Amazon best-selling memoir Nobody’s Girl and graphic novel The Destiny of Zoe Carpenter. She will speak about her life’s work to combat human trafficking and violence against women and children.
The free, half-day symposium also will include a panel discussion with experts and advocates who will examine these issues from a variety of experiences and expertise. Panelists include Anh Hua, Anti-Human Trafficking Program Manager, Nationalities Service Center (NSC); Detective Connie Marinello, Upper Merion Township Police Department; Laura Clary, Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Clinical Program Manager/ Forensic Nurse Examiner, Greater Baltimore Medical Center; Julie Knudsen, LSW Pupil Services Supervisor, Norristown School District; and Abbie Newman, CEO and Founding Executive Director, Mission Kids Advocacy Center.
The annual Domestic Violence Symposium was underwritten by the Barbara and John Jordan Endowed Fund to Promote Domestic Violence Education at Cabrini.
The Fund helps support campus and community educational programs to promote dating and domestic violence awareness and prevention, with a special focus on the impact of domestic violence on children.
The 2016-17 projects were supported by Grant No. 2015-WA-AX-0029 awarded to Cabrini University by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice.
The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this program are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.
The free, half-day symposium also will include a panel discussion with experts and advocates who will examine these issues from a variety of experiences and expertise.