UPSTATE-WEST INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

Domestic Violence Update:

Where We Were, Where We Are Now, and the Work Ahead

Friday, November 18th
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

University at Buffalo School of Law
O’Brian Hall Room #106
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14620

6 CLE CREDITS
6 NYSED SOCIAL WORK HOURS
6 NYS OASAS HOURS

This dynamic, interdisciplinary training conference will bring together scholars and practitioners from the fields of mental health, substance abuse, social/legal advocacy, alternative dispute resolution, prevention, and the judiciary to offer in-depth presentations on the history of domestic violence in our culture, our current state of knowledge, and suggestions for furthering our understanding and improving advocacy in circumstances of family violence.  All presenters will offer commentary that addresses the needs of the interdisciplinary audience (legal, MH, Substance abuse, ADR)

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Distinguished Faculty

Peter Jaffe, Ph.D.
Professor & Director
Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children
University of Western Ontario

Professor Melissa Breger
Albany Law School

Daniel Weitz, Esq.
Deputy Director of the Division of Professional and Court Services & Coordinator of the OCA Statewide ADR Programs

Gwen Wright
Executive Director
NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Judith Olin, Esq.
Director of Family Violence Clinic, University at Buffalo School of Law

Lynette Reda, Esq.
Chief, Domestic Violence Bureau, Erie County

Hon. Lisa Bloch-Rodwin
Erie County Family Court

MODERATOR: HON. JANE PEARL
New York County Family Court, Past Co-President AFCC-NY

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

Approved for 6 CLE credits for attorneys. 6 NYSED live in-person contact hours for social workers. NYS OASAS hours pending approval.

REGISTRATION FEES

These fees include lunch and a certificate of attendance with applicable credits/CEUs.

Gov. Employees & Court Personnel: $70
Buffalo School of Law Faculty & Students: Free
Other Students: $20 with valid student I.D.

 

PRE-REGISTRATION
(BY 9/18/16)
AFCC-NY MEMBERS: $59
NON-MEMBERS: $69

REGISTRATION
(AFTER 9/18/16)
AFCC-NY MEMBERS: $79
NON-MEMBERS: $89

PROGRAM CO-SPONSORS & COLLABORATORS

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Program CO-CHAIR: Jeffrey P. Wittmann, PhD.
This program qualifies for 6.0 transitional or non-transitional NYS CLE credits; 3.0 in the area of Professional Practice, and 3.0 credit in the area of Skills. The University at Buffalo School of Law has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York for the period of March 11, 2014 – March 10, 2017. The University at Buffalo School of Law has a financial hardship policy. For further information on our policy, contact Lisa Mueller, CLE Coordinator at (716) 645-3176. NYSED LMSW & LCSW Contact Hours: Offered in collaboration with the University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education; recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0001. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 6 live in-person contact hours are approved. NYS OASAS Provider #0045: 6 renewal hours for CASAC, CPP & CPS; 6 initial hours for CPP & CPS. Those in need of financial assistance or with questions about the program should contact the conference organizer, Dr. Jeffrey Wittmann, at jw@childcustodyforensics.com. None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.