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OCTOBER 2008 TRAINING EVENT   
A RESOUNDING SUCCESS! 

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Sen. Gloria Romero and Assemblymember Mike Eng with API DV Task Force

APIDV Task Force receives Certificates of Recognition from Senator Gloria Romero, 24th Senate District, and from Assemblymenber Mike Eng, 49th Assembly District.  More than 80 persons representing Elementary and High Schools, School Districts, providers of Child and Family Services, Guidance Centers, Mental Health and Substance Abuse treatment, Legal Aid, Community Services and Law Enforcement.  Attendees were school counselors, program coordinators, medical and social case workers, nurses and MSWs and MFTs.                                     

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Dr. Michi Fu, Program Director, Asian Pacific Family Center of Pacific Clinics, presented on how Domestic Violence and Child Abuse manifests in adults and children, specifically physical symptomology, cultural perspectives and how to therapeutically address Domestic Violence and Child Abuse in culturally relevant ways.      

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Carry Wong, Staff Attorney at Neighborhood Legal Services, presented on legal issues specific to Domestic Violence for adults and minors, VAWA issues as they apply to immigrant adults and abused children, U Visas, Special Juvenile Immigrant Status, and other resources available to citizens, residents, and undocumented persons.