News & Events for February 2010
February 17, 2010
Domestic Violence Training for work with LGBT Community
LEGAL ISSUES IN THE LIVES OF LGBT FAMILIES:
THE INTERSECTIONS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, FAMILY LAW
AND ESTATE PLANNING
Save the Date!
Fri, Feb. 26, 2010
The Pride Center at Equality Park
2040 North Dixie Hwy
Wilton Manors, Fl
Intended for those in the legal field, social and victim service providers, or any others interested in learning more about this topic, this training will explore common legal issues impacting LGBT families, especially LGBT families experiencing domestic violence. Legal information regarding estate planning and advanced directives will be explored generally for all LGBT families and as both potential protective strategies for survivors of domestic violence who identify as LGBT and as abusive tactics that batterers may use. Additionally, important information regarding family law for LGBT couples will be discussed. Family law topics may include but are not li+mited to: effects of sexual orientation and gender identify on custody cases, rights of partners to children they have parented and adopted in Florida, domestic violence injunctions and much more.
Presented by: Leisa Morrill-Wintz, MS, Esq., Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida and Kara Schickowski, Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc.
Hosted by the Broward County LGBT Domestic Violence Coalition
RSVP required by Feb. 24, 2010. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, contact Haley Cutler 954-760-9800 X 1261 or email@example.com
February 24, 2010
Social Work Appreciation Day Brunch and Stress Management Fair
March is National Professional Social Work Month
Acolyte invites you to come celebrate with us!
When: March 3rd
Where: SO 112
Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
All Social Work Students are invited to enjoy brunch
Free T-shirts, Gifts, and much more.....!
15 students will win the opportunity to enjoy 20 minutes of Reiki, Massage Therapy, or Healing Massage
Wonderful stress management techniques provided by Janet Siniscalchi RN MSN clinical Director of CT (Aloesea) and Reiki Master; Julia Caira LMT CHTP and Crystal/Aromatherapy Specialist, 2nd degree Reiki CEO Healing Essence; and Mary Ann Watson RN CHTP CQHP Outreach Educator HBTS, 2nd degree Reiki CT staff/Aloesea.
Gifts provided by the Lupus Foundation of America, Bethesda Memorial Hospital, and Acolyte
Esperanza McKay, MSW
Lissette Collazo, BSW
Acolyte Peer Support
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