Family Violence – Working Towards Solutions – Part 1 Webinar
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John Koop Harder, MSW, RSW
John has been working as a therapist and trainer for almost 20 years. He is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work degree. Much of John’s career has centred on working with children, youth, adults and families dealing with crisis and trauma. While he has a diverse practice, he has particular interest and specialized experience in working with individuals and families impacted by mental health concerns, violence, post-war trauma recovery, gender/sexuality issues, sexual abuse recovery and cyber-bullying/harassment. John’s work is also informed by his international experiences working with individuals and communities impacted by civil war and ethnic conflicts in Colombia, Albania and Northern Ireland. He is a warm and engaging facilitator who values interactive learning experiences.
Family violence occurs in every community and culture and has profound effects on every person it touches. Despite this ugly reality, there has been a lot of silence, shame and stigma around this issue creating many myths and misunderstandings. In order to work towards solutions, we must first be aware of the realities of family violence, its influences and impacts. This webinar focuses on creating a basic understanding of this complex issue. Topics reviewed include the types of family violence, their impacts, theories of understanding and contextual influences.
This webinar is a companion to the webinar entitled: Family Violence – Working Towards Solutions – Part 2