Clinical Skills for Working with Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

March 15, 2024 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm
JFS Conference Room
3300 W. Esplanade Ave S.
Suite 603 Metairie
LA 70002
(504) 831-8475


Amanda Tonkovich has worked for 15 years in the field of gender-based violence. She is passionate about providing dynamic, trauma-informed support to individuals and communities impacted by sexual assault, human trafficking and intimate partner abuse. Amanda was instrumental in developing the New Orleans 24/7 Medical Advocacy program, the New Orleans Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) and the Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Action Coalition. Amanda is the current co-director at Beyond Harm, which provides interventions to people who have caused domestic and sexual violence, and also provides counseling, consulting and training through her LLC. Amanda serves on the Louisianan Crime Victims Reparations Board and the Louisianan Statewide Sexual Assault Oversight Commission.

This presentation is aimed at professionals who work in clinical settings to develop more advanced skills for working with clients who are survivors of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). The presentation will cover the dynamics of Intimate Partner Violence and introduce trauma-informed and skillful ways to screen for, discuss and support clients who have experienced IPV. This presentation will also help participants navigate ethical and safety issues during and outside of the session.


3 Diagnosis Hours, LCA

2.5 Clinical & 0.5 Ethics Hours, LABSWE

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