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San Fernando Valley District

  • Sunday, October 12, 2014
  • 9:30 AM - 12:15 PM
  • 15301 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 Sherman Oaks Galleria Community Room


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California Society for Clinical Social Work

San Fernando Valley District Presents


 "Working with Victims and Families of Domestic Violence- Part 2" 

Presented By: Robyn Altmann, LCSW


Overview: Domestic violence can happen to anyone, regardless of gender, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation or income. This presentation will cover the dynamics of domestic violence, warning signs of abusers, as well as the impact upon children. Best practices techniques for intervention will cover the dynamics of domestic violence, warning signs of abusers, as well as the impact upon children and male victims. Best practice techniques for intervention with both adult victims and their children will be covered. She will be able to cover additional topics not discussed during last year's presentation. The meeting will be interactive.


Goals and Objectives:

1. Participants will learn to recognize the warning signs of domestic violence.

2. Participants will be able to recognize the impact upon victims and their children as well as the dynamics of domestic violence on its victims.

3. Participants will learn about the interventions that are most effective when working with victims of domestic violence and their children.

About the Presenter:

Robyn Altmann, LCSW is the Clinical Supervisor for Jewish Family Service-Family Violence Project and manages the clinical programs at all sites including 2 emergency shelters, a transitional shelter as well as the Sherman Oaks outpatient counseling center. She is responsible for supervising the implementation of Trauma Focused CBT.

Upon completing a double-major in Psychology and English Studies at UCLA, Robyn entered the USC School of Social Work. After receiving a Master of Social Work degree in 1999, phi kappa psi, she became one of three Fellows accepted into the Thalians Mental Health Clinic at Cedars-Sinai’s Department of Psychiatry. As a licensed professional, her experience includes working with hundreds of individuals and families in all types of crisis and trauma situations. Visit Robyn's website CLICK HERE.

This course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, and LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Members earn credits at no cost. Credits for non-members are $15.00 per meeting. All are welcome to attend at no charge (no CEU certificate). MSW students are especially encouraged to attend. 





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