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Orange County Family Violence Council


Identifying, Understanding and Breaking The Cycle of Generational Violence

Co-Sponsored by The Wilson W. Phelps Foundation, YWCA North Orange County and the UCI Initiative to End Family Violence

Date: November 4, 2016

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Location: Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center, 1845 Park Ave., Costa Mesa, CA 92627 (directions)

Cost: $25.00. Scholarships available

Logistics: Check-in: 8:30 a.m.; Lunch Included at 12:30 p.m.; Free parking

The conference will highlight the effects of family violence and selecting smart strategies to combat harm, as it occurs through all stages of life, from fetus to elder adult. The conference’s keynote speaker, Dr. Linda Chamberlain, PhD., is a renowned expert on the impact of early trauma throughout the lifespan. Other topics will include: (1) Sorting Out the Legal Tools & Resources, Civil, Family, Juvenile and Criminal; (2) Elder and Dependent Adult Issues; (3) Veterans and Their Families; and (4) Effective Treatment of Batterers: Are We Being Successful? The day will close with an inspirational keynote message delivered by a family violence survivor. The conference curriculum highlights best practices and reinvigorates those who dedicate their professional and volunteer time to this important field.

This event is approved for 6.0 hours of Minimum Continuing Legal Education Credit by the State Bar of California. UC Irvine School of Law is a State Bar-approved MCLE provider.