Grand Rounds: Don’t Hit My Mommy

Grand Rounds: Don’t Hit My Mommy is a training that¬†will use a developmental trauma-focused perspective to explain the effects of witnessing intimate partner violence (IPV) on children growing up in these homes.

This training will be facilitated by Alytia Levendosky, PhD: Director of Clinical Training in the Department of Psychology at Michigan State University, and Nicola Bernard a Doctoral Student in Clinical Psychology at Michigan State University.

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Alytia Levendosky, PHD: Director of Clinical Training at Michigan State University

The training will cover common problems seen in children and adolescents including:

  • Self-regulation,
  • Developing and establishing relationships,
  • And mental health concerns.


The discussion of the concern to those who work with families with IPV, such as the issue of staying or leaving a violent partner will be included. Evidence-based practices relevant to social service staff who work with children and adolescents exposed to IPV will be presented to those who attend.


St. Vincent Catholic Charities Children’s Home (2800 W. Willow St. Lansing, MI)


  • $20 for 3 CE Hours
  • $10 if not seeking CE Hours
  • Free for students and STVCC Staff, Volunteers, and Interns

If interested, please RSVP to:

Josh Lown, Volunteer, Outreach, and Training Coordinator
517-323-4734 ext. 1356

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