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Healthy Moms, Happy Babies: ATraining on DV and Children Exposed


About the Presenter:

Jennifer Berndsen has worked in the social work field for over 19 years. Currently, she serves as the Program Coordinator for Every Child Succeeds through Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. She has been with ECS since 2005. She conducted almost 1800 home visits in her tenure as a home visitor, and served as a supervisor before joining the central office staff in 2011.  Jenny has her degree in psychology from University of Cincinnati and is a licensed social worker.

About the Workshop:

Healthy Moms, Happy Babies: A Training on Domestic Violence and Children Exposed was created by Futures Without Violence, formerly Family Violence Prevention Fund.  Through the use of lecture, group discussion and video, participants will learn more about domestic violence, including the prevalence nationally and locally, as well as the characteristics of the abuser and predicament of the battered. Participants will also learn about the effects of domestic violence on pregnancy, parenting and on children exposed.


  • 1. Learn the definition and prevalence of domestic violence.
  • 2. Understand the predicament of battered women.
  • 3. Understand the impact of domestic violence on pregnancy and parenting.
  • 4.  Recognize how exposure to domestic violence can impact children’s physical and/or mental    health.
  • 5. Be aware of secondary trauma.

Program Outline:

9:00 – 9:15       Welcome & Introductions

9:15 – 9:25       Workshop Objectives: Module 1

9:25 – 10:30      Overview of DV and Sexual    Violence

10:30 – 10:40     Break

10:40 – 12:00     Impact of DV on Pregnancy and Parenting

12:00 – 12:30     Lunch

12:30 – 1:30      Making the Connection: Module 5

1:30 – 2:30        Effects of DV on Children: Module 6

2:30 – 2:40        Break

2:40 – 3:40        Assessment & Safety Planning

3:40 – 4:00        Preparing your Practice

4:00 – 4:15        Evaluators


Who Should Attend:


    • Youth Workers


    • Social Workers


    • Supervisors


    • Foster Parents
    • Team Leaders


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Event Properties

Event date: 02-06-2015 9:00 am
Event End Date: 02-06-2015 4:15 am
Capacity 55
Registered 0
Available place 55
Cut off date 02-22-2015
Individual Price $45.00
Location The Children's Home of Cincinnati
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