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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
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Nova Southeastern University to Provide Informational Community Event in Recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

 

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WHO:

 

Nova Southeastern University’s Center for Psychological Studies

 

WHAT:

 

Free Screening of No Way Out But One as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, followed by Q&A Session with NSU Subject Matter Experts

 

 

 

WHERE:

 

Knight Auditorium in the Carl De Santis Building on the campus of Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale.

 

The event is FREE and open to the South Florida Community. Free parking vouchers and directions will be emailed to those who pre-register by the above deadline.

 

 

WHEN:

 

2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2013 (Q&A sessions follow each screening)

 

Those interested in attending must pre-register by Friday, October 18, 2013. Registration is done online at (http://tinyurl.com/NSUDVMonth

 

 

 

WHY:

 

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, please join the NSU Center for Psychological Studies (CPS) for a free screening of the award-winning documentary No Way Out But One. This groundbreaking work of producer Garland Waller tells the story of an American woman accused of kidnapping her own children, who fled the country and became the first American woman to ever be granted asylum by the government of the Netherlands, due to domestic violence.

 

SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS

Lenore Walker, Ed.D., ABPP, is a professor at NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies and coordinator of the Clinical Forensic Psychology Concentration.

A nationally recognized expert in the area of domestic violence, she has published extensively in journals and books. She has authored 13 books, most notably The Battered Woman. Walker routinely speaks on issues around domestic violence, including Battered Woman Syndrome.

Tara Jungersen Ph.D., LMHC, NCC, ACS is an assistant professor of counselor education at NSU. As a licensed mental health counselor, Jungersen has worked in every level of care in the mental health system, including private practice. A counselor-educator, Jungersen specializes in clinical mental health counseling, compassion fatigue and clinical supervision. Her research interests include clinical supervision, intimate partner violence, trauma, and treatment access for underserved populations.

NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies provides services to all residents of the South Florida area, including children, adolescents, adults, and elderly clients. The Center’s family violence program offers therapeutic interventions for issues involving all aspects of domestic violence. For more information about NSU’s Family Violence Program, call 954-262-5730 or visit them online (http://www.nova.edu/healthcare/psychology/familyviolence.html)

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About Nova Southeastern University: Situated on 300 beautiful acres in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic, fully-accredited research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at all levels.  NSU is a not-for-profit independent institution with an enrollment of approximately 27,000 students. NSU awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields. NSU is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and it is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification. For more information, please visit www.nova.edu

 

For more information contact:

Joe Donzelli | Office of Public Affairs
954-262-2159 (office)
jdonzelli@nova.edu