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Sat, Jan 07


Collin College Plano-Conference Room C

TEST EVENT Presented by Kelly Slaven and Jessica Brazeal (1)

(3 CEs) In Person Training held at Collin College - Spring Creek Campus in Plano!

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TEST EVENT Presented by Kelly Slaven and Jessica Brazeal (1)

Time & Location

Jan 07, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM CST

Collin College Plano-Conference Room C, 2800 E Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano, TX 75074, USA

About the Event

"Teen Dating Violence: An Introduction"

Presented by: Kelly Slaven and Jessica Brazeal

3 CE Credits will be Offered

  • Eligible for LPC, LMFT, SW, and Psychologists & NBCC Approved
  • Eligible for TCOLE (Texas Commission on Law Enforcement) Credit. (Hours will be reported by Plano Police Department)

Date: January 20th, 2022

Time: 9am - 12pm CST

Location: Collin College - Spring Creek Campus, Conference Room C (2800 E Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano, TX 75074, USA)

Cost: Free (This training is supported by Award No. 3012705 by the Texas Office of the Governor and Violence Against Women Act Fund.)

In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of teen dating violence. 1 in 3 girls will experience violence in a dating relationship during adolescence. If left unaddressed, this can set the stage to normalize abuse in intimate partner relationships that continue into adulthood and increases the prevalence of domestic violence.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the 4 types of violence in abusive relationships
  • Understand the cycle of violence and the escalation of violence
  • Understand the reasons why someone stays in an abusive relationship
  • Understand the beliefs behind abusive behaviors
  • Understand how to support someone in an abusive relationship

Parking:  FREE

Collin College has multiple open lots available near the Conference Center.

About Our Speakers:

Kelly Slaven has spent her career dedicated to the well-being, support and empowerment of clients. Her passions as a therapist include providing evidence-based treatments for those who have been impacted by a history or single instance of trauma, providing insight and support for women experiencing abuse or control in their relationship with an intimate partner, and generally seeking to empower and embolden women to walk forward in their lives with full confidence and esteem.

Starting her work as a therapist at Genesis Women’s Shelter and Support and ultimately becoming the Director of Clinical & Professional Services there, Kelly spent 12 years working with women who were experiencing power and control from their partner, helping them to identify their strengths, process their trauma and determining the best path forward for them. Additionally, Kelly led a team of 20 therapists who collectively provided thousands of hours of therapy for the women and children of Dallas. Most recently, Kelly spent almost 6 years serving at the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC). As Chief Clinical Officer, Kelly supervised over 30 clinicians and students, supervising over 19,000 clinical hours, who provide treatment for the worst child abuse cases in the Dallas area.

Kelly has been trained in several modalities of treatment, most related to the treatment of traumatic experiences.  Kelly is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Certified as well as an EMDR Consultant and an EMDR Trainer.  Kelly is certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (TF-CBT). Kelly has also trained with Dr. Bruce Perry in his Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT), has been trained in Problematic Sexual Behavior Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (PSB-CBT), and has been trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.

Kelly graduated from The University of Kansas with a Bachelor’s in English and California State University, Long Beach, with a Master’s in Social Work.

Jessica Brazeal, MA, LPC-S, EMDR Certified, is the Chief Programs Officer at New Friends New Life, an agency that serves trafficked and sexually exploited women and children. Jessica is a Licensed Professional Counselor – Supervisor, EMDR Certified, and an EMDR Approved Consultant. Previously, Jessica has served as the Director of Clinical & Professional Services at Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support and the Coordinator of Clinical Services of Restoration Ministries at Highland Park United Methodist Church. Jessica has provided therapeutic services to women and children victims of domestic violence, sex trafficking, and sexual exploitation for over 12 years.

Jessica has provided expert testimony in both criminal and civil courts in Texas as well as serving on the faculty of the Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault’s Expert Witness Training Program. Jessica has a background of speaking extensively in the community regarding the issue of domestic violence, sex trafficking, and trauma’s impact on the brain. Jessica is certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, a therapy model used to treat the effects of trauma and PTSD. Jessica has also been trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics.

Jessica received a Bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and a Master’s degree from Dallas Theological Seminary.

When Registering, please ensure that ALL information, especially your email address, is accurate. If you do not receive a confirmation email from our team, your registration cannot be guaranteed.

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*All events are subject to cancellation*


  • 3 hours

    Teen Dating Violence: An Introduction

    Conference Room C





  • Teen Dating Violence







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