This event is hosted by the Bergen Passaic County Unit.
New to a Unit event? NASW-NJ has 12 volunteer-led, county-based Units that hold regional events around the state of New Jersey for members in that area. (However due to the public health emergency, Unit events will be held virtually until further notice!) These events are planned and coordinated by an appointed volunteer Chair and Co-Chair, as well as a Regional Representative from NASW-NJ’s Board of Directors. The Bergen and Passaic Counties Unit Chair is Melissa Donahue, LCSW, CST (firstname.lastname@example.org), and the Northeastern Regional Representative is Sierra Spriggs, LSW (email@example.com)
Unit events are a fun, informative way to grow your network near your home or workplace. These events are one of the many benefits of NASW-NJ membership, but we do invite all mental health professional to join us at this meeting. Learn more about our Units here.
Recognizing the Signs of Healthy vs. Unhealthy Relationships and Asserting Boundaries
Date: Monday, November 16th from 6:30-8:30pm
Zoom login information will be emailed to you once you register.
(Please note that this is an informational networking event, and CEUs will not be provided.)
Presented by: Kristin Wald, MS, DVRT, an educator with experience in working with both teenagers and adults, has been a Domestic Violence Domestic Awareness Workshop Leader for Start Out Fresh Intervention Advocates (SOFIA) since 2015. In this role, she leads discussions, shares information, and addresses concerns and questions regarding issues surrounding recognizing signs, helping others, helping oneself, and navigating the effects of intimate partner violence/domestic violence. Ms. Wald also serves as the Vice President of the Board for SOFIA.
Start Out Fresh Intervention Advocates (S.O.F.I.A.) is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization that provides advocacy, supportive services and referrals for temporary housing to “at risk” women and children of domestic violence.
Their mission is to provide domestic violence victims and survivors with assistance and encourage them to be positive, self-sufficient and successful.