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2019-11-14 “BEHIND CLOSED DOORS” - Domestic Violence in the Context of Divorce
Market Café (1st Floor)
100 South Bedford,
Mount Kisco, NY 10549
Thursday, November 14, 2019, 8:15 AM - 9:30 AM EDT
Category: Events

The Northern Westchester POD
invites you to

Domestic Violence in the Context of Divorce

Thursday, November 14, 2019
8:15 – 9:30 a.m.

Market Café (1st floor)
100 South Bedford Road Rt. 172, Mt. Kisco, NY

Presented by

ROBI SCHLAFF,ESQ., Director and DARLENE REDA, ESQ., Program Administrator
Westchester County Office for Women

◼ What do Collaborative Professionals need to know about domestic violence?
◼ What are the risk factors/lethality indicators?
◼ How can practitioners assess domestic violence at the commencement of a collaborative case?
◼ What should be done when red flags arise in the midst of a collaboration?
◼ When is it appropriate for the team to terminate the process? Are there other options?
◼ How can family specialists and financial neutrals assist in identifying and assessing the impact of power and control on a settlement?
◼ How can the judicial system actually make matters worse for the victim?
◼ What resources exist for practitioners and families?

There is a small charge of $5-7 per person to be collected at the door to cover the use of the space.
Questions: Contact Margaret Nicholson [email protected]

Robi Schlaff, Esq. has served as director of the Westchester County Office for Women since 2013. She is an attorney with vast experience in the areas of family law and domestic violence. A former Executive Director of the Westchester Family Justice Center (WFJC) Robi is extremely knowledgeable about the issues facing women and families. For more information about the OFW, visit https://women.westchestergov.com/.

Darlene Burns Reda, Esq. is the Program Administrator for the Westchester County Office for Women and is a past Director of the WFJC. She is a former Assistant District Attorney, Bronx County, handling all types of misdemeanor and felony cases, including domestic violence, robberies, narcotics and homicide. In her present role, Darlene provides trainings and presentations on topics such as domestic violence, workplace safety, and lethality risk factors.

Contact: For more information: Margaret Nicholson - [email protected]