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Six Degrees of Connection: An Educational Panel on Domestic Abuse
Join Women’s Advocates in person or online for an educational panel on recognizing the signs of domestic abuse.
On October 22nd from 6-8pm CST at the Wilder Foundation at 451 Lexington Parkway N in Saint Paul, and broadcast live on Facebook, you’ll hear from panelists in law enforcement, advocacy, midwifery care, sexual health, and therapy about domestic abuse and its far-reaching impacts on the personal and professional lives of the Minnesota community and beyond. By hearing their stories and learning from their experiences, we can make a difference.
Attendees will have a chance to network with one another and visit the resource tables
6:15 WELCOME AND OVERVIEW
An introduction and overview of the evening programming will be provided
6:30 INTRODUCTION OF PANELISTS
Panelists will introduce themselves and their respective organizations
6:45 DOMESTIC ABUSE PANEL
Panelists will engage in facilitated discussion with the moderator and audience. Panelists include:
DIGITAL: Sheriff Tim Leslie, Dakota County Sheriff’s Department
REPRODUCTIVE: Mary-Signe Chojnacki (APRN, CNM), Clinical Director of the Minnesota Birth Center
FINANCIAL: Sean Burke (JD), Public Policy Director of the Minnesota Elder Justice Center
PHYSICAL: Lillian Medhus (CNM, WHNP-BC), Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Midwife at Fairview Ridges Hospital of Burnsville
SEXUAL: Katie Robinson, Sexual Health Educator at Family Tree Clinic
EMOTIONAL: Mackenzie Kerber (MA, LPCC), Clinical Director of the Eagan Psychotherapy and Assessment Center
HOUSING: Erin Gregoria, Housing and Aftercare Advocate at Women’s Advocates
7:45 CLOSING REMARKS
A closing summary of the event and a final chance for Q&A, will occur
8:00 END OF EVENT
Following the closing remarks, attendees may leave or visit the resource tables one last time
Catering by Chowgirls of Minneapolis.