Register for 2014 Black History Month Brown Bag Lunch Series

by Emily Roberts | Feb 03, 2014

2014 Black History Month Brown Bag Lunch Series

“Bring your lunch,  Drinks and dessert are on us!”
2575 Lone Star | Dallas, Texas 75212
Registration 11:00-11:30am |  Presentation  11:30am-1pm
presented by The Family Place Southern Sector

Space is limited! Pre-register by clicking here!

The First Step:  Connecting with resources to assists victims of domestic violence - SESSION FULL!
February 5, 2014

This workshop will use a case vignette to create an advocacy road map that will highlight the connection between systems and the steps necessary to assist domestic violence victims in navigating resources.

Representative , Dallas Police Department Family Violence Unit
Sakia Johnson, Children’s Case Manger, TFP Shelter
Ester Torres, Attorney,  Legal Aid of Northwest Texas
Bree West JD, Assistant District Attorney, Dallas County District Attorney’s Office-Family Violence Division 
Debra Carr  -Program Director, TFP Supportive Living Program
Jummy Iyiola - Counselor, TFP Southern Sector
Deborah Stewart - Counselor, TFP Partner Advocate Program

What to do - What to say: Working with children and youth
February 12, 2014

What to do: An important strategy for bullying prevention focuses on the powerful role of the bystander. The first half of this workshop discusses race and gender and their impact on bystander behavior.
What to say:  How to create a safe place for children to talk about themselves and their feelings.

Alisha Prince, - Children’s Counselor II, TFP Southern Sector
Courtney Butts -  Lead Educator I, TFP Be Project
Jeff Thomas - Children’s Mentor, TFP CDC & Residential Children’s Program
Kevin Pittman - Children’s Mentor, TFP CDC & Residential Children’s Program

Family Violence: Perspectives on Victims and Perpetrators
February 19, 2014

How do you see it? Everyone wears a different set of lenses when they view the world that often influence our response to the issue of domestic violence. This interactive workshop will use a variety of techniques to help us gain a perspective on adult victims and perpetrators involved in domestic violence.  It will also include information on the current work in Dallas County on High Risk Offenders.

Theresa Little - Assistant Director-Community Outreach,TFP Southern Sector
LaShaun Roberts, BIPP Counselor, TFP Batterers Intervention and Prevention Program
Judge Roberto Canas, Jr. - Presiding Judge, Dallas County, Criminal Court 10

Defining the Challenge: Domestic Violence and Its intersection with Child Abuse, Homelessness and HIV/AIDS
February 26, 2014

A dialogue that explores the issue, as well as, the impact and unique challenges that must be addressed to assist African American families that are disproportionately represented at the overlap of domestic violence, child abuse, homelessness and HIV/AIDS.

Cheryl Edwards - CEO/Executive Director, A Sister’s Gift
Maxine Jones -Robinson - Disproportionality and Disparities Specialist, HHSC Center for the Elimination of
          Disproportionality and Disparities
Jennifer Johnson - Executive Director, Lifeline of Hope
Anastasia Nixon - Permanent Supportive Housing Family Case Manger, Family Gateway
Pauline Farley - Community Educator/Counselor, TFP  Southern Sector

Debra Mitchell-Ibe | | 214.443.7750

Click here to register!