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Beacon Program Coffee and Dessert Speaker Series

February 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

“Intimate Partner Violence: A Health Issue”
A new lunchtime lecture series sponsored by the UNC Beacon Program. Coffee & Dessert will be provided.
Join us Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 from 12pm-1pm for the first in our three-part speaker series.

“What Survivors want Providers to Know about Intimate Partner Violence”

Nancy, a Compass Center Volunteer Educator will be sharing her valuable perspective as a survivor about how healthcare providers can meet the needs of patients who have experienced intimate partner violence (IPV). Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn some do’s and don’ts for working with IPV survivors.


  • To understand the perspective of an IPV survivor seeing a healthcare provider
  • To allow providers the opportunity to ask questions of an IPV survivor to increase providers’ comfort and confidence in approaching the subject of IPV with patients


February 8, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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