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Helping Break The Cycle: A Counselor's Role in Treating Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking Victims

  • 02 Feb 2021
  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Online (GoToWebinar)
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This course will briefly review the basics of domestic violence and human trafficking including the various types and their definitions. In addition to exploring how human trafficking currently exists in Florida, this presentation will also explore the intersect between domestic violence and human trafficking. Participants will gain an understanding of how the cycles of these crimes impact victims and how victims may respond. Attendees will also gain information for how to establish an effective treatment plan to enhance therapeutic understanding and cultivating a safe space within sessions for clients.

CE Broker Tracking #: 20-716929

This is an event sponsored by FMHCA, an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider. FMHCA NBCC Provider# 2058. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  FMHCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. This course is approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, LMHC, LMFT, LCSW – FMHCA CE Broker #: 50-748

Learning Objectives:

1. Define and understand domestic violence and human trafficking and its impact on society.

2. Identify cycles of behaviors and various trauma responses.

3. Learn to establish an effective treatment plan for this specific population.

About the Presenter:

Victoria Siegel is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida and a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Idaho. After completing her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from the University of Central Florida, she obtained her Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University. Vickie is currently the owner and sole psychotherapist at Pegasus Counseling Services, LLC. Within her 8 years as a therapist, she has worked in various treatment settings with a diverse range of clientele. Vickie’s specialties include working with victims of crime (domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, homicide and human trafficking), self-esteem, shame, stress management, PTSD, grief and loss, and addiction. Vickie has a passion for working with trauma and incorporates experiential practices, like Sandtray Therapy, into her sessions.

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