Wednesday, January 25, 2012

9th Annual Facing Family Violence Conference

For too many individuals and children in Collin County and throughout Texas, domestic violence is a daily occurrence. The Collin County Council on Family Violence (CCCFV) is working to address this crisis head-on by sponsoring the Ninth Annual Facing Family Violence Conference this weekend - January 26th and 27th - at the Collin College Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, 75074.

Designed for professionals who work in criminal justice, social services, healthcare and faith-based organizations, the conference offers exceptional training opportunities as well as cutting-edge education about current issues including the role of technology in family violence, bullying and harassment, and dynamics in family violence relationships. Continuing education credits will be available for professional disciplines.

Speakers include national, state-wide, regional and local experts and the two-day conference will present personal perspectives, professional expertise and the intervention models for law enforcement and treatment providers.

To view the entire list of presenters and topics, as well as download a registration form, visit Online registration is now closed, but registrations will be accepted at the door. Credit cards and checks will be accepted. Registration is $175 for both days and includes continental breakfast, lunch and continuing education credits for professionals.

Established in as an initiative of the Junior League of Collin County, the CCCFV strives to respond to and eliminate family violence using a coordinated, comprehensive, effective effort which includes education, prevention, intervention and seamless 24-hour assistance.  The CCCFV is comprised of community leaders, law enforcement and social service professionals.

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