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Help Now of Osceola, Inc. and the
Osceola County’s Domestic Violence Task Force
Annual Conference for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Victim, Survivor, Thrivor…
Osceola County DV
A Survivor’s Journey towards Empowerment
Task Force
October 17, 2014 8:00am- 5:00 pm
Osceola Heritage Park, Extension Services Meeting Room
REGISTRATION
WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS
Tammy Douglass, Executive Director of Help Now of Osceola, Inc.
Jenny Almanzar-Vargas, Chair Osceola County Domestic Violence Task Force
LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE EFFECTS ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, Ms. Ghia C. Kelly, MSW
Presentation will define domestic violence and identify how domestic violence impacts the family system. Explore the
impact of domestic violence on children and have an open discussion on the intersection of domestic violence and
child maltreatment. Participants will be provided with tools for best practices when working with children who have
experienced domestic violence.
BREAK
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE MENTAL HEALTH/SUBSTANCE ABUSE, Ms. Maggie Cveticanin, MMHC (Dec/2014)
This presentation will give an understanding of the definition of Domestic Violence trauma and its impact on
survivors. Advocates will be provided with emotional safety tools and understand the intersection of substance
abuse and trauma.
LUNCH
SURVIVOR PANEL
This panel of survivors will share their individual journey towards empowerment and engage the audience in open
dialogue through a question and answer opportunity.
CLOSING REMARKS/EVALUATIONS
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------REGISTRATION FORM
(check box if interested in CEU Credit) 
Name: _________________________________________Agency ___________________________________________
Address _____________________________________City______________________, State ___________ Zip ________
e-mail address_______________________________________________
Office phone____________________________________ Cell Number ________________________________
Please complete form and e-mail to [email protected] or fax to 407-847-8437.
For more information please call Shana Barnes at 407-847-3286.
A CALENDAR OF MONTHLY EVENTS IS AVAILABLE FOR YOU AT `THE WEB SITE WWW.HELPNOWSHELTER.ORG.
CALENDAR IS PROVIDED FOR YOU BY THE OSCEOLA COUNTY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TASK FORCE AND ITS’ SUPPORTING MEMBERS.
IF YOU ARE A PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS SEMINAR, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR
REQUEST TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE EVENT TO [email protected]