Linking Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence To Healthcare

A FREE Symposium for Healthcare and Social Service Providers will take place on Friday, May 17, 2013, 8:00 am to 12:15 pm, at the Hilton Lisle/Naperville. Register online: This event is free of charge and breakfast is included. Gail E. Wyatt, PhD will be the keynote speaker for the event.

Dr. Wyatt is a clinical psychologist, sex therapist and professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA. Her research examines the consensual and abusive sexual relationships of women and men, the biological and behavioral effects of these experiences on their psychological well-being and the cultural context of risks for STIs and HIV.

Erasing the Distance – Performance and Discussion

Erasing the Distance is a non-profit arts organization based in Chicago that uses the power of performance to disarm stigma, spark dialogue, educate, and promote healing surrounding issues of mental health.

Presentation and facilitated discussion of 4 true stories of lives impacted by violence and mental illness.

CMEs/CEUs that have or will be applied for:

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), Ohio Nurses Association, LSW/LCSW, Chaplains, LPC/LPC, CDVP

Advocate Health Care (OH-368, 10/1/2014) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the ,American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

This CNE activity is being offered for 3 contact hours

7:30 – 8:30 am: Registration and Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45 am: Opening Statements
8:45 – 10:15 am: Understanding the Physical and Mental Health Consequences of Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence

Keynote speaker: Gail E. Wyatt PhD

10:15 – 10:30 am: Break 10:30 – 11:45 am

11:45 – 12:00 pm:

4 Stories Presented by Erasing the Distance:

Moderated Interactive dialogue facilitated by Brighid O’Shaughnessy, Executive Director of Erasing the Distance

Closing Statements12:00 – 12:15 pm:

Evaluations and CEU Distribution