- November 15, 2022
- Posted by: Jennifer Parson
Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention – Virtual
Audience: Child Welfare Professionals, including DCF Staff, Reintegration and Family Preservation Case Managers and Family Support Workers; Social Workers, Mental Health Professionals; Foster Home, Kinship, and Adoption Workers; CASAs. Kin/Relative, Foster, and Adoptive Families are also welcome and encouraged to attend, as well as KCSDV Member Program Advocates and Staff.
During this training participants will learn the dynamics of teen dating violence (TDV) including signs of an unhealthy dating relationship compared to a healthy one. Participants will learn what behaviors are associated with perpetrating TDV and the potential impacts TDV can have on youth experiencing it. Resources focused on the prevention of TDV will also be provided, as well as strategies and resources that can be implemented to intervene when TDV is already occurring.
As a result of this training, participants will be able to:
- Identify the potential impacts of teen dating violence on youth.
- Identify behaviors that may indicate a youth is perpetrating teen dating violence.
- Describe at least 2 signs of an unhealthy relationship.
- Describe at least 2 signs of a healthy relationship.
- Differentiate between prevention and intervention strategies for teen dating violence.
- Apply at least 2 tools to use with youth exposed to teen dating violence.
Kristina Scott, LMSW
Child Welfare Project Coordinator
Kristina A. Scott, LMSW, is the Child Welfare Project Coordinator for the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV). Kristina has over 12 years of experience in the social work field including working with populations experiencing domestic and sexual violence, as well as in the child welfare system. Prior to joining KCSDV, Kristina worked with families and children in the foster care system doing in-home, trauma-informed, family therapy with an emphasis on parenting, as well as permanency case management. Kristina has developed and facilitated trainings for domestic and sexual violence advocates, therapists, law enforcement, attorneys, and child welfare professionals. She holds a Master of Social Work degree from Washburn University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology with an emphasis on Psychology from Emporia State University.
Date & Time
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
8:30 a.m – noon (CST)
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
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Funding provided through Department for Children & Families (DCF) Grant.
Total Training Hours: 3.5
This training is pre-approved for 3.5 hours of continuing education units (CEUs).
February 1, 2023
8:30 am - 12:00 pm