home finding help about us work of the coalition news and events contact us F.A.Q.'s
overview health legal faith business victim westland research action mental elder center interpreters members public

Mental Health Provider Training

Central Ohio social service agencies and non-profit organizations will benefit from professional development programs designed to help them better understand and to recognize the symptoms of family violence.

A Coalition-sponsored training held in February 2002, trained more than 350 mental health professionals to help ensure the creation of effective treatment plans and appropriate referrals.

In October 2005, nearly 200 social workers, counselors, and other service providers attended a Coalition program entitled "Ethical Professional Practice and Family Violence: Issues, Challenges and Solutions." This three-hour workshop explored ethical issues faced by service providers every day in working with families experiencing violence. Through case scenarios, participants delved into the entire spectrum of family violence including child abuse, domestic violence and elder abuse.

For more information on the Victim Services task force or any of its initiatives, write to us.

Personalized Safety Plans
Download a PDF version of our 7-step personalized safety plan to enhance the safety of yourself and your family.

Resource Display Cards
If you are an employer, medical professional, attorney, law enforcement official, member of a social service agency, or a religious leader in Central Ohio, you can order the wallet-sized cards. Limited quantities available. Anyone can download a PDF version.

Not sure if you want to order?
Download and view a Resource Display Card first.
(requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

      © 2009, Columbus Coalition Against Family Violence Home | Finding Help | About Us | Work of the Coalition | News + Events | Contact Us | FAQs | Privacy