We Choose Love! We Choose Democracy! We Choose Community!

We are working to create a world where everyone can live and love freely without fear. Inspired by the We Choose All of Us campaign by the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, this year’s conference will explore what it means to choose love, choose democracy, and to choose community. Join us to get inspired and learn how to put these big concepts into action in your daily life and work.

Back To Schedule
Monday, September 24 • 3:00pm - Tuesday, September 25 • 4:30pm
Stronger Together: Bringing Mental Health Services to Your DV Program

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Exploring strategies to combine domestic violence advocacy with mental health services. A panel with practitioners who have accomplished this goal using a variety of creative methods: 1. Key lessons learned 2. How do mental health therapy services support advocacy and vice versa?

avatar for Megan Boyd

Megan Boyd

Youth & Family Advocate, New Beginnings
Currently serving as the Youth and Family Advocate in New Beginnings Community Advocacy Program. Megan works as part of the Children’s Domestic Violence Response Team, a collaboration with mental health professionals that aims to provide survivors and their children with comprehensive... Read More →

Morgan Breese

Therapist, ADWAS
I work as a therapist at Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services (ADWAS). I collaborate with a team of advocates, child advocates, an on-site advocate, and a property manager to support our Deaf survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. ADWAS' core values involve social justice... Read More →

Zam Cingh

DV/housing Advocate, rewa
Zam Khan CinghI am a Domestic Violence Advocate with the Refugee Women's Alliance and have 5 years of experience serving survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. I am originally from Myanmar and spent some time in Malaysia before arriving in Seattle. LOVE... Read More →
avatar for Liz Coleclough

Liz Coleclough

Director of Counseling and Project DVORA, Jewish Family Service - Project DVORA
Liz is the Director of 'Project DVORA Domestic Violence Services,' as well as 'Counseling and Addiction Services' at Jewish Family Services (JFS). She has her PhD in Public Health from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and MSW from University of Maryland School of Social Work... Read More →
avatar for Theresa Epstein

Theresa Epstein

LICSW, ReWA- BHRD Consultant, The Healing Connection
Ms Epstein had been in Independent Practice in Seattle WA since 1994, offering Counseling, Consultation, Education & Supervision.Since 2011 Ms Epstein has been the Behavioral Health Consultant at the Refugee Women's Alliance Domestic Violence program.

Monday September 24, 2018 3:00pm - Tuesday September 25, 2018 4:30pm PDT