Breaking the Cycle of Abuse in Teen Dating – Presented by Rita Mathis, LCSW

September 7, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for our next workshop! Rita Mathis, LCSW, will be presenting on Breaking the Cycle of Abuse. She has been trained in Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Trauma-Informed treatments. Rita has worked in the mental health profession for over 30 years. The workshop seeks to increase our understanding of Domestic and Dating Violence. The learning objectives include: 1) defining Domestic and Dating Violence, 2) understanding the continuum of violence and the Power & Control Wheels, 3) learning about treatment for Domestic and Dating Violence, and 4) where to find supportive resources.

This event will provide 2.0 CEUs. Free CEUs are given to GSCSW members. There is a $15.00 fee per CEU for nonmembers wishing to receive credit.

The workshop will take place between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. in the Monroe Building at Hillside Hospital located at 690 Courtney Drive, NE, Atlanta, GA 30306. Feel free to use the alternative entrance at 1301 Monroe Dr., NE, Atlanta, GA 30306, as this might be easier.  The gate is often open for this event. If not, you can press the key icon either before or after the gate code: 47279 (GSCSW).  For directions, please do not call the hospital. You can find them at

There is social networking between 6:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Come! Enjoy complimentary treats and mingle with your colleagues.

Helpful Tips 🙂 

  • Put your Social Worker License No. in your cellular phone. When you sign in at GSCSW events, it will be easily accessible and your CEUs can be logged.
  • Bring your business cards! You will be in the presence of remarkable colleagues who will be interested in what you do and how to make contact.


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