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CE Event: Legal Responses to Violence Against Women

Legal Responses to Violence Against Women instructed by Christine Heer, Esq, LCSW, DVS

As a result of participating in this webinar, participants will become aware of the state and federal laws related to various forms of violence against women, particularly sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking. Additionally, this webinar will enable participants to understand the various legal remedies available to victims within the justice process, including restraining orders, divorce, and other relief involving economic justice, child custody, and civil suits brought by survivors of any of the above listed types of violence against women. Finally, in examining the standard operating procedures of law enforcement and the courts, participants will learn about the roles of key personnel involved in the legal process, as well as the critical role that direct service providers can play in supporting and empowering women who have experienced violence. This workshop does not qualify for NBCC (National Board for Certified Counselors) clock hours in ethics. 3 NJ DVS credits: Legal

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