The Safe and Together™ Model: - University of Colorado Denver

Denver, CO
Permit No. 831
Domestic violence is a challenging and prevalent issue for child welfare professionals. This training will
provide an overview of the Safe and Together™ model and its application to child welfare interventions. It
will include an introductory exploration of concepts and skills associated with successfully intervening with
domestic violence perpetrators and partnering with domestic violence survivors around the safety and wellbeing of children. This training will also encourage cross-system collaboration to address domestic violence
and child maltreatment.
Non-Profit Org.
US Postage
Workshop Description
12:00 Lunch (Provided)
8:00 Welcome, Introductions &
Overview of Training Objectives
1:00 Strategies for Collaboration Across Systems
8:30 Characteristics, Principles and Critical
Components of the Safe and Together Model
10:00 Domestic Violence-Informed
Child Welfare Systems
A Perpetrator Pattern, Child Centered,
Survivor Strength-Based Approach to
the Intersection of Domestic Violence
and Child Maltreatment
Workshop Agenda
7:15 Registration
The Safe and
Together Model:
1:45 What Domestic Violence Advocates
Bring to Child Safety
2:30 Question: How does this perpetrator
pattern-based focus strengthen your practice?
Presenter: David Mandel and Associates’
Heidi Rankin
2:45 Closing and Evaluation
10:30 Pathways to Harm for Children
11:15 Survivors’ Strengths Within the
Context of Perpetrators’ Behaviors
Target Audience
Child welfare social workers, supervisors, managers, and administrators are encouraged to attend along
with domestic violence advocates/managers/trainers, and various community partners. These partners may
include batterer intervention specialists, mental health providers/managers who primarily work with trauma
survivors or children who have experienced trauma issues, or other providers regularly utilized for domestic
violence cases. Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Registration: 7:15 a.m.
Workshop: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Heidi Rankin, the National Training Coordinator for David Mandel & Associates, has over 20 years’ experience
in the sexual and domestic violence field. She has worked in crisis counseling, program and policy development
and advocacy in both the United States and Canada. Heidi’s work has emphasized community collaboration,
trauma informed practice, self-care strategies for secondary trauma in professionals and the intersection of
child development, domestic violence and trauma. As a member of the Prince Edward Island Premier’s Action
Committee on Family Violence Prevention, Heidi helped develop a child welfare domestic violence screening protocol. Heidi received a Masters in Public Administration with a concentration in domestic violence from
University of Colorado at Denver, the only program of its kind in the country. In her current role she delivers Safe
and Together to diverse audiences across the country.
Continuing Education Credits
This workshop may be applied to meet the Colorado Provider Requirements for continuing education and
certification. The Domestic Violence Offender Management Board (DVOMB) does not pre-approve classes.
For more information contact DVOMB at [email protected]
Center on Domestic Violence
School of Public Affairs
Campus Box 142
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, Colorado 80217-3364
Lawrence Street Center
1380 Lawrence Street
Terrace Room (2nd Floor)
Denver, Colorado 80204
Presented by
The Center on Domestic Violence
University of Colorado Denver
School of Public Affairs
Should you have any questions, special needs or require specific accommodations, please contact the Center on Domestic Violence
at 303-315-2489 or cdv Requests for special accommodations must be received by January 7, 2015.
Please complete a registration form for each person attending the workshop. This form may be photocopied as necessary.
Registration Form
Lawrence Street Center
1380 Lawrence Street
Terrace Room, 2nd Floor
Denver, Colorado 80204
Wednesday, January 14, 2014
Registration: 7:15 a.m.
Workshop: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Presenter: David Mandel and Associates’
Heidi Rankin
Registration Fee :
return the form(s) (Including Lunch)
Enclosed is my check made payable to CU Denver
registration fee to:
Center on Domestic Violence
Regular ($85) $
for a total of $
Workshop Registration
Student ($40) $
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University of Colorado Denver Live Video Streaming of this event
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Campus Box 142, P.O. Box 173364
is available ($50) $
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Fax: 303-315-2054
* Discounts on the cost of registration
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are offered for groups of three or
Signature Date
more from any one organization.
A Perpetrator Pattern, Child Centered,
Survivor Strength-Based Approach to
the Intersection of Domestic Violence
and Child Maltreatment
The Safe and
Together Model:
The Center on Domestic Violence presents...