2016 - 7th Annual Gertrude Weigum Hinsz Lecturer
The HDFS Department at NDSU is excited to announce that the 7th Annual Gertrude Weigum Hinsz Lecturer will feature internationally acclaimed expert on the prevention and treatment of intimate partner violence, Dr. Sandra Stith.
Dr. Sandra Stith
"Systemic Perspectives on Intimate Partner Violence: Research and Treatment"
Friday, April 22 2016
NDSU Alumni Center.
Reception and book signing to follow the event.
FREE CEU’s available pending approval
1.5 CEU’s for ND & MN LMFT; ND LPCC; ND MSW
Drawing on over 30 years of experience as a researcher and family therapist, Dr. Stith will highlight the key risk factors for interpersonal violence for men and women and present her groundbreaking systemic model for treating high conflict couples who choose to stay together after experiencing interpersonal violence. In addition to her extensive research, Dr. Stith will also discuss how her personal experiences working as a family therapist at a shelter for victims of violence have influenced the development of her approach to treating interpersonal violence. Dr. Stith has published over 90 articles and book chapters on partner violence and has been awarded over $15 million in grants and contracts from the National Institute of Mental Health and the US Military to support her research and intervention efforts.