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Roundtable│Discussion on Domestic Violence

28

May

Roundtable - Discussion on Domestic Violence Understanding the Cycle of Domestic Violence: Socio-Cultural, Psychological and Economic Perspectives to Public Policy Making Wednesday, 28 May 2013, 3 - 6 pm



Roundtable – Discussion on Domestic Violence
Understanding the Cycle of Domestic Violence: Socio-Cultural,  Psychological and Economic Perspectives to Public Policy Making

Wednesday, 28 May 2014, 3 – 6 pm
Speakers Hall, University of Saint Joseph

Organised by USJ Faculty of Business, Government and Social Work

Sponsored by Macao Foundation
Free Admission ‧ All are welcome
Refreshments will be offered

ABOUT THE TALK

The aim of this significant activity is to share the current issues / challenges on domestic violence against women and children in Macau, identify and assess the gaps, different factors that must be addressed in providing the preventative, protective and therapeutic measures; to enhance and develop comprehensive / integrated psychosocial therapeutic interventions to victim-survivors of domestic violence against women and children and to provide treatment and rehabilitation programs and services to perpetrators. It is envisioned that the results of this roundtable will contribute significantly in crafting and enhancing the proposed bill on Combatting of Domestic Violence Act in Macao.

Sharing of Milestones by the Macao Government Agencies and Non-government organizations on Violence against Women and Children

  1. Ms. Chan Yiu Hung, Sandy Senior Officer, Department of Family and Community Service, Social Welfare Bureau, Macao SAR China
    Topic:  Programs, Services and Interventions for Victims-Survivors of Domestic Violence in Macao SAR China
  2. Prof. Vincent Yang, Ph.D. – Professor and Advisor to the Rector
    Topic:  Challenges on Macao Legal system and Policy in addressing the Domestic Violence considering its Chinese Socio-cultural Perspective

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

  1. Prof. Emilie Tran, Ph.D. – Dean, Faculty of Business, Government and Social Work, USJ, MSAR-
    Topic:  Welcome and Opening Remarks
  2. Prof. Ma. Suzette M. Agcaoili, Ph.D. – Asst Professor, FBGSw
    Topic: Introduction and Background of UN CEDAW 5th & 6th Periodic Reports of China, focusing on Macao SAR
  3. Honorable Jose Pereira Coutinho, Legislator, Legislative Assembly, MSAR
    Topic:  Proposed Bill on Anti-Domestic Violence in Macao: Its Salient Features
  4. Prof. Cathryn Potter, Ph.D. – Dean, School of Social Work, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA
    Topic:  Salient Features of the Anti-Domestic Violence Law in New Jersey, USA:  Battered Women Syndrome (BWS), Mandatory Programs, Services and Entitlements of Victim-Survivors of Domestic Violence
  5. Prof. Judy Postmus, Ph.D., ACSW –  Associate Professor and Director Center on Violence Against Women and Children, School of Social Work, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA
    Topic:  Acts of Violence against Women and Children: Physical, Sexual, Psychological violence, Economic Abuse & Battered Women Syndrome (BWS)
  6. Mr. Andy Germak, MBA, MSW, LSW – Executive Director and Lecturer Institute for Families at the School of Social Work, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA
    Topic:  Mandatory Programs, Services, Treatment and Rehabilitation for Perpetrators of Domestic Violence in New Jersey, USA

 

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