Trauma, Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder: Skills & Tools for Advocates

Monday, August 14, 2023 - Wednesday, August 16, 2023 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Michelle Murray and Becky Hiller from Forward Counseling & Consultation for this interactive training focused on complex connections between gender-based violence, substance use and mental health when working with people seeking domestic abuse services. We’ll address when and how to talk about mental health and substance use, how to support individuals with these concerns, application of skills in assessment, and safety planning around issues of substance use and mental health. 

This training will help you identify the physiological mechanisms occurring with trauma, substance use disorder, and associated mental health impacts. You will gain skills and tools for crisis stabilization and to support survivors in substance use disorder recovery.  

This program has been approved by the National Association of Social Workers, Wisconsin Chapter. Participants may earn 9.75 continuing education hours (9.75 CEUs). 


End Abuse Program Members and Agencies who provide victim services with grant funds from the WI Department of Children & Families (DCF) and/or the WI Department of Justice, Office of Crime Victim Services (OCVS) attend at no cost. 

The cost for this training is $150 for staff from organizations that do not receive these grant funds. 

End Domestic Abuse WI Program Members may receive a certificate for 9.75 CEUs at no cost upon completion of the training program. 

CEU Certificates for nonmembers are $150 per registrant. 

Event registration

Registration for this event has closed as of August 7, 2023.

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