Do you know how to spot someone prone to violence? Why do victims stay in abusive relationships? What prevention strategies should be employed for the disabled? Reserve your free tickets today for the 2019 Violence Summit, Tuesday, March 19th from 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM in the Great Hall at the FAU Forkas Alumni Center.
Keynote Speaker Dr. Jeremy Richman is the founder of The Avielle Foundation, named after his daughter who was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Dr. Richman has studied neuroscience for the past 30 years and is a faculty lecturer in Yale’s Department of Psychiatry.
Also hear from Linda Laviano, MSW, Victim Witness Counselor at the Office of the State Attorney 17th Circuit, Broward County; Frank de la Torre, Ph.D., Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County Public Defender’s Office (Retired); and Brandy Macaluso, MSW, Chief Programming Officer, Coalition for Independent Living Options.
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM “The Aftermath of Violence: Assisting Crime Victims and Survivors”, Linda Laviano, MSW
10:15 AM – 11:45 AM “The Neuroscience of Being Human(e)”, Dr. Jeremy Richman
11:45 AM – 1:30 PM Lunch on your own
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM “Florida Domestic Violence”, Frank de la Torre, Ph.D.
2:50 PM – 3:50 PM “Oops! I Fell through the Cracks! How a Disability can Impact Access to the Criminal Justice System”, Brandy Macaluso, MSW
Reserve your FREE tickets today using the links on the poster below: