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A Series on Women and Domestic Violence – Biological Bases for Domestic Violence
October 19, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Presented by The Junior League of Houston, Inc.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
What are the factors that lead an individual to physically abuse their intimate partner? Research suggest that not all perpetrators of intimate partner violence are the same and their response to treatment may depend on these subtypes. In this presentation, Dr. Stanford will look at the psychology and neuroscience of intimate partner violence.
1.5 CEUs offered for LPC, LMFT, LCSW, and Clinical Psychologist.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT. Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the program beginning. Due to video filming, late attendees will be asked to view the presentation in the Green Room.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Matthew S. Stanford, PhD is CEO of the Hope and Healing Center & Institute (HHCI) in Houston, TX and adjunct professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine and the Department of Psychology at the University of Houston. The New York Times, USA Today, Fox, MSNBC, Yahoo!, and U.S. News & World Report have featured Dr. Stanford’s research on the interplay between psychology and issues of faith. Dr. Stanford is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. As director of HHCI he writes, conducts training seminars, and serves individuals living with mental illness and their families. He is the author of two books, Grace for the Afflicted: A Clinical and Biblical Perspective on Mental Illness and The Biology of Sin: Grace, Hope, and Healing for Those Who Feel Trapped.