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JFCS Aleinu Intimate Partner Violence

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Learn what intimate partner violence is and how to heal from the scars of gas lighting and trauma at the upcoming JFCS Aleinu Intimate Partner Violence workshop.

Tuesday, May 8, 2:00 - 5:00pm

Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
12701 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale 85254

At this workshop, you will learn to:

  • Identify the different types of abuse encountered in IPV
  • Recognize indicators of gas lighting and how to being healing from it
  • Understand how to utilize information about IPV as a tool to facilitate healting (i.e. how to use DV education with your clients to facilitate healing)
  • Understand the intersection of grief and trauma in IPV
  • Identify trauma informed interventions that can help focus healing


Joan Mitchell, BS
Joan Mitchell is a domestic violence advocate with the Jewish Family & Children's Service Shelter Without Walls program. Joan has provided intensive case management for victims of domestic violence for more than 10 years. Joan is a teacher, advocate, facilitator and mediator for the victims of domestic violence.

Mimi Kaplan, MA, LPC
Mimi Kaplan has worked in the domestic violence field for over 35 years. She obtained her graduate degree from Ottawa University in 1999, where she earned a speciality certificate in Trauma, Abuse and Deprivation. Mimi has been with Jewish Family and Children's Service since 2001, first as a clinician specializing in trauma and domestic violence, and since 2014 as Program Director for the JFCS Shelter Without Walls Program.

Please RSVP by Monday, May 7.
Three CE units are available for attending this workshop. It is $25 to attend.

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