FREE TRAINING: Your Role in Keeping Children who are harmed by Domestic Violence Perpetrators Safe

Partnering with Child Welfare and Understanding the MiTEAM Domestic Violence Enhancement

FREE One Day Training for Criminal Justice and Community Service Professionals

Hosted by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. For questions, please contact Mike Bobbitt at [email protected] or 517.335.6388.

Who Should Attend: Criminal justice professionals, law enforcement, judges, prosecutors, probation officers, domestic violence advocates, healthcare providers, substance abuse providers, mental health providers, batterer intervention service providers, and other social service providers who work with children, victims and perpetrators of domestic violence.

What Will The Training Cover: Over the next 18 months Michigan’s state and private child welfare workers will learn and implement a new approach to promote the safety and well being of children who are harmed by and adversely impacted by domestic violence perpetrators. This initiative is called the MiTEAM Domestic Violence Enhancement. Your work on behalf of families and children who are affected by domestic violence distinguishes you as an important partner in this training. Therefore, we ask you to join us on October 30th to learn about the MiTEAM Domestic Violence Enhancement as well as our efforts to improve our community collaboration.

  • Understanding domestic violence through a perpetrator pattern based approach, including the role of substance abuse, mental health, culture and other socioeconomic factors.
  • Recognizing how perpetrator’s actions harm children and impact well being.
  • Identifying the non-offending parent’s strengths, including actions and strategies that protect children.


May 5, 2016, 9 am – 4 pm
Jackson OWDT Training Center 301 E. Louis Glick Hwy Jackson, MI 49201
Registration Deadline: April 28, 2016
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May 10, 2016, 9 am – 4 pm,
Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw 4925 Packard Rd Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Registration Deadline: May 3, 2016
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