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WEBINAR: Defining Healthy Relationships: Intimate Partner Violence in Adolescents and Toxic Ideas about Masculinity

Date: February 12, 2020

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This webinar has reached capacity. It will be recorded and put on our archived webinars page here (please allow up to 7 business days after the live session for the recording to be posted).

The Underserved Populations (UP) Training Project is hosting a webinar titled "Defining Healthy Relationships: Intimate Partner Violence in Adolescents and Toxic Ideas about Masculinity," presented by Gimel Rogers, Psy.D. on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 10 am-11 am PST.

This course will provide an overview of intimate partner violence, adolescent intimate partner violence, toxic masculinity, and healthy relationships.  This course is designed to provide psychoeducation on foundational constructs to intimate partner violence and the similarities and differences between adolescents and adults.  In addition, it will explore male victims and how toxic masculinity impacts male victims.  It will conclude with discussion of healthy relationships.

Gimel Rogers, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist with over 10 years of professional speaking and training experience.  She currently is the Training Director of the Professional Clinical and Forensic Services Department at the Institute on Violence, abuse, and Trauma (IVAT).  She earned her doctorate from Pepperdine University and has provided trauma focused care with clients from the Children of the Night Program, the Ventura Youth Correctional Facility, FCI Terminal Island, and community programs serving survivors of intimate partner violence.  She utilizes an array of therapeutic interventions with an emphasis on cognitive behavioral therapy.  Dr. Rogers presently works with survivors who are recovering from emotional, physical, and sexual abuse.  Additionally, she assists clients who are involved in criminal, family, and civil cases involving a broad range of forensic issues.  Having published in the areas of culture, coping, spirituality, and trauma, she is an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University and Point Loma Nazarene University.  Her inaugural book is the "21-Day Relationship Healing Devotional and Journal," a poetry-based devotional that promotes restoration through reflection.  Dr. Rogers dedicates time and energy to individuals across the world through her organization Fearless Individuals Resistant to Entrapment (F.I.R.E) and its brand One Temple Fitness.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Kelly Flugum at or (707) 992-0834.