Central Presbyterian Church

1260 Dauphin Street

Mobile, AL 36604

Saturday, May 9, 2020

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

NBCC C.E.U. Credits and Domestic Violence Advocacy Training!

Limited Seating Available!

Tickets $20 per person

Light Breakfast and Lunch included

Julie Owens has developed anti-domestic violence programs including an ER crisis team, advocate certification courses, and a transitional shelter. She directed trauma therapy research projects at the National Center for PTSD, and for nine years oversaw numerous victim service agencies for the state of N.C. Julie consults and trains on issues such as violence against women, trauma, human trafficking, and survivor-centered advocacy for numerous entities including governments, non-profits, law enforcement agencies, corporations, and religious organizations. Her website is www.domesticviolenceexpert.org

Domestic Violence and the Church's Response

Central Presbyterian Church

1260 Dauphin Street

Mobile, AL 36604

Saturday, May 9, 2020

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Agenda for the day!

8:00am-8:30am Registration


8:30am-8:45am Greetings & Introductions 

8:45am-9:15am Video Excerpt: "Broken Vows" DVD Part 2 (Julie's story) 

9:15am-10:15am Domestic Violence & the Church – Julie Owens 

  • Historical Background 
  • What Survivors May Believe 
  • Myths Held by Faith Leaders 
  • Wisdom from Faith leaders 

10:15am-10:30am Discussion 

10:30am-10:45am Break 

10:45am-12:00pm Scriptural Issues, Part 1- Julie Owens 

  • Biblical Gender Equality 
  • Headship 
  • Submission 

12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch 

  • 12:30pm Survivor Panel

1:00pm-1:30pm Scriptural Issues, Part 2- Julie Owens 

  • Divorce 
  • Forgiveness 
  • Suffering 

1:30pm-2:00pm Supporting Christian Victims –Julie Owens What Helps, What Hurts 

  • Pastors and Faith Leaders 
  • Secular DV Advocates 

2:30pm-2:45pm Break 

2:45pm-3:15pm What Churches Can Do 

  • Creating a Response in your Church 
  • Resources for Survivors, Advocates & Church leaders –Julie 
  • Resources for Victims, Abusers, Faith Leaders and DV Advocates Local

DV Program Information

  • Penelope House
  • Lighthouse

3:15pm-3:30pm Discussion

3:30pm-4:00pm Wrap-up, Evaluations, Participant Certificates, Discussion

4:00pm Dismissal & CEUs

9100 Glen Acres Dr.

Mobile, AL 36608




Penelope House

Light House Baldwin County

ACADV (Alabama Coalition Against DV)