Innovative Models for Early Intervention and Prevention
Friday, October 25, 2013
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Santa Clara Marriott Hotel
2700 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara
Click here to register online.
Free continuing education credit will be offered for MFT, LCSW, and JD. A $10 fee will be charged for Psy.D or Ph.D. Registrants desiring continuing education credits need to sign in and sign out, and attend the entire program – no partial credit will be awarded.
For MFTs, LCSWs: The Santa Clara County Social Services Agency is an approved provider by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Provider Number PCE 347 for 5 contact hours.
For Attorneys: The Pro Bono Project of Silicon Valley has been approved as a continuing legal education provider of Minimum Continuing Legal Education by The State Bar of California. This program will qualify for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit in the amount of 5 hours GENERAL.
Dr. Jeffrey L. Edleson is Dean and Professor in the University of California, Berkeley School of
Social Welfare. Prior to joining the School of Social Welfare in August 2012, he was a Professor in the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities School of Social Work for 29 years. He was also the Founding Director of the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse (MINCAVA). He recently served on the National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women and is an
inaugural member of the U. S. Department of Justice’s Scientific Review Panel on Family
Violence and Violence Against Women. A leading expert in domestic violence, Dr. Edleson’s current research focuses on the impact and assessment of children’s exposure to violence, international parental abduction in cases of domestic violence and the evaluation of interventions and policies on family violence. He has published more than 120 articles and12 books, including Effective Intervention in Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment Cases: Guidelines for Policy and Practice (1999)
with the late Susan Schechter. Better known as the “Greenbook”, this best-practices guide has been the subject of six federally-funded and numerous other demonstration sites across America, including Santa Clara County.
He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and received his Masters and Ph.D. in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Minnesota and has practiced in elementary and secondary schools and in several domestic violence agencies worldwide.
Dr. Andra Teten Tharp, currently works as a health scientist in the Research and Evaluation
Branch of the Division of Violence Prevention (DVP) in the National Center for Injury
Prevention and Control (NCIPC). Dr. Tharp began her career at CDC overseeing evaluations
of sexual and dating violence prevention programs. In addition to this work she conducted intramural research on factors associated with sexual and dating violence, and consulted with a number of federal agencies on sexual and dating violence prevention.
Dr. Tharp received her B.A. in psychology from the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ, and her
M.A. and PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Oregon in Eugene, OR. She has over 40 publications, made numerous presentations at international, national, state or local conferences or meetings and received many awards for her work in violence prevention. For example, her work with veterans was recognized by the International Society for Research on Aggression in 2008. In addition to her work at CDC, she is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine.