​  8:00 -  8:30      Registration, Coffee, and Fellowship


   8:30 -  8:45      Opening Remarks & Overview of the Program and Goals

                            Welcome:  Jerry Steward, President, Oklahoma City Community College

                            Morning Prayer:  Archbishop Paul S. Coakley


  8:45 - 10:15      Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault 101:  Deb Stanaland


10:15 - 10:30      Break


10:30 - 11:30      The Profile and Tactics of Men Who Abuse Women:  Lundy Bancroft


​11:30 - 12:30      Emotional Injury and Recovery in Children Exposed to Domestic Violence:  Lundy Bancroft


​12:30 - 12:40      Welcome to Oklahoma City and Blessing Before Lunch:  Mayor Mick Cornett, Oklahoma City


12:40 -   1:40      Lunch


  1:40 -   2:15      Panel:  Accessing Area Resources for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence


                                  Bill Citty, Chief, Oklahoma City Police 

                                  Lesley March, Assistant Oklahoma Attorney General & Chief of Victim Services Unit

                                  Deb Stanaland, Chief Officer of Support Services, YWCA, Oklahoma City 


  2:15 - 3:15        A Faithful Response to Domestic Violence:  Julie Owens


                                  My Story:  What I Wish My Pastor Had Known When I Was Looking for Help


​                                  Religious Issues:  Roadblocks or Resources (how scriptures can be used by abusers

                                  to perpetrate violence and how they can be used by faith leadership to stop violence)


  3:15 - 3:30               Break


​  3:30 - 5:15                 Care Specific to Faith Leadership for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault


                                  Ensure a Safe Place (increasing congregational awareness of issues related to 

​                                  domestic violence and sexual assault; basics of prevention,  and guidelines for safety

                                  for pastors and key spiritual leadership)


  5:15 - 5:30              Concluding Comments and Reflections About the Future

​                                  Closing Prayer:  Dr. Lee E. Cooper, Jr.



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