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BASS

A Conference for Northern California Churches
March 7-9, 2019
Hosted at Redwood Chapel
19300 Redwood Rd.
Castro Valley, CA

BASS Convention Presenter: Will Yancy

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Will Yancy
Will Yancy

Executive Director
Truimph Educational Center
Oakland, CA
(510) 504-0648
willyancy@triumphtogether.org
www.triumphtogether.org

Pastor Will Yancy, M.A.Ed., has been a leader in the field of domestic violence and batterer intervention for nearly 15 years, and serves as pastor, educator, trainer and conference speaker. His personal mission is “Equipping people to triumph in life.”

He is the Executive Director of Triumph Educational Center (TEC), a faith based organization that provides counseling services for individuals and families in crisis, and offers parenting and co-parenting classes, family counseling, a supervised visitation program, anger management classes, and a batterer intervention program certified by Alameda County Probation Department to provide counseling services to male and female probationers and parolees.




2019 Workshops

Counseling: Domestic Violence Breaking the Cycle

3/9/2019 12:45 - 2:00 p.m. Room: D7

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men aged 18 and older in the US have been the victim of severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime. Domestic violence (DV), is the leading cause of injury to women between the ages of 15 and 44. 1 in 3 congregants of all faith traditions will have some form of experience with DV. Join us as we explore the dynamics of DV, discuss how children are impacted by DV and the role trauma plays in their development, discover how to recognize signs of domestic violence and how to intervene appropriately. Attendees will learn how to support the victims/survivors of DV, the importance of a safety plan, how to hold the aggressor accountable, and how you can be a resource to those impacted by DV and help break the cycle.

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Counseling: Domestic Violence – The Church’s Role in Breaking the Cycle

3/9/2019 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. Room: D7

According to LifeWay Research, 3 in 4 pastors know someone who has experienced domestic or sexual violence. Most opt for outside intervention to resolve acts of domestic/sexual violence that occur in the home. Although, few pastors are familiar with local resources, 8 in 10 pastors would take action to reduce domestic violence and sexual assault if they had training and resources.

Join us as we explore the dynamics of domestic Violence (DV), discover how to develop a culture of awareness in the church, and learn the importance of a domestic violence prevention. Attendees will learn how to develop intervention and prevention strategies and how to promote DV awareness across ministries within your church. You will also learn about local resources that are available to your church, how your church can become a resource within your community, and how your church can become one of a growing network of churches in California working to break the cycle of DV.

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2018 Workshops

Marriage & Families: Domestic Violence – Breaking the Cycle

3/3/2018

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men aged 18 and older in the US have been the victim of severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime. Domestic violence (DV), is the leading cause of injury to women between the ages of 15 and 44. 1 in 3 congregants of all faith traditions will have some form of experience with DV. Join us as we explore the dynamics of DV, discuss how children are impacted by DV and the role trauma plays in their development, discover how to recognize signs of domestic violence and how to intervene appropriately. Attendees will learn how to support the victims/survivors of DV, the importance of a safety plan, how to hold the aggressor accountable, and how you can be a resource to those impacted by DV and help break the cycle.

Pastors: Domestic Violence – The Church’s Role in Breaking the Cycle

3/3/2018

According to LifeWay Research, 3 in 4 pastors know someone who has experienced domestic or sexual violence. Most opt for outside intervention to resolve acts of domestic/sexual violence that occur in the home. Although, few pastors are familiar with local resources, 8 in 10 pastors would take action to reduce domestic violence and sexual assault if they had training and resources.

Join us as we explore the dynamics of domestic Violence (DV), discover how to develop a culture of awareness in the church, and learn the importance of a domestic violence prevention. Attendees will learn how to develop intervention and prevention strategies and how to promote DV awareness across ministries within your church. You will also learn about local resources that are available to your church, how your church can become a resource within your community, and how your church can become one of a growing network of churches in California working to break the cycle of DV.

2017 Workshops

21st Century Issues: Domestic Violence: Breaking the Cycle

3/4/2017

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men aged 18 and older in the US have been the victim of severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime. Domestic violence (DV), is the leading cause of injury to women between the ages of 15 and 44. 1 in 3 congregants of all faith traditions will have some form of experience with DV.

Join us as we explore the dynamics of DV, discuss how children are impacted by DV and the role trauma plays in their development, discover how to recognize signs of domestic violence and how to intervene appropriately. Attendees will learn how to support the victims/survivors of DV, the importance of a safety plan, how to hold the aggressor accountable, and how you can be a resource to those impacted by DV and help break the cycle.

21st Century Issues: Domestic Violence: The Church’s Role in Breaking the Cycle

3/4/2017

According to LifeWay Research, 3 in 4 pastors know someone who has experienced domestic or sexual violence. Most opt for outside intervention to resolve acts of domestic/sexual violence that occur in the home. Although, few pastors are familiar with local resources, 8 in 10 pastors would take action to reduce domestic violence and sexual assault if they had training and resources. Join us as we explore the dynamics of domestic Violence (DV), discover how to develop a culture of awareness in the church, and learn the importance of a domestic violence prevention. Attendees will learn how to develop intervention and prevention strategies and how to promote DV awareness across ministries within your church. You will also learn about local resources that are available to your church, how your church can become a resource within your community, and how your church can become one of a growing network of churches in California working to break the cycle of DV.

2014 Workshops

Marriage & Families: Understanding Domestic Violence Intervention and Prevention

3/8/2014

We will examine the batterers intervention requirements per penal code 1203.097, and discuss prevention strategies. We will also discuss the Christian response, the church's response and the Pastor's response abuse.


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Marriage & Families: Understanding Domestic Violence

3/8/2014

In this informative session, we will explore the myths associated with domestic violence (DV). We will also detail the cycle of violence, review statistical DV data, and discuss the historical response to DV. We will also learn why the abuse exists, why the victim stays, and steps to ending abuse. Most importantly, you will learn how you can support and assist a victim of abuse.


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2012 Workshops

Marriage & Families: Understanding Domestic Violence, Part 1

3/3/2012

Related to domestic violence we will explore the myths, cycle of violence, statistical data, historical response, reasons for abuse, why the victim stays, and how we can assist.

Marriage & Families: Responding to Domestic Violence, Part 2

3/3/2012

We will examine the cycle of violence, myths about domestic violence, and how to recognize domestic violence. We will discover the Christian response, the church's response and the Pastor's response to these issues.

2009 Workshops

Counseling: Domestic Violence and the Church, Part 1

3/7/2009

This workshop will explore the dynamics of domestic violence. Discussion topics will include myths about domestic violence, an examination of the cycle of violence, reasons why people batter, and why a victim will not leave.


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Counseling: Domestic Violence and the Church, Part 2

3/7/2009

This workshop will explore the individual and collective responses to domestic violence. Topics discussed will include the do's and don'ts of intervention, the Christian and Church's response, the Pastor's response, and how to recognize abuse.


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