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Published on Friday, December 9, 2022

Child Marriage - Impacts on Vermont Children & Implications for Advocacy

Event date: 1/25/2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Export event

Child Marriage - Impacts on Vermont Children & Implications for Advocacy

Loretta Jay, MA (she/her)

Justice of the Peace Association

Marcie Hambrick, PhD, MSW (she/her/hers)

Director of Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Programs

Prevent Child Abuse Vermont

Lynn Stanley, LICSW (she/hers)

Executive Director NASW VT

Fraidy Reiss (she, her)

Founder/Executive Director

Unchained At Last

Child marriage is still legal in the state of Vermont. This informative workshop will highlight the mental and social problems connected with child marriage, the need for "brightline" (no exceptions) laws, and what Vermont clinicians, marriage officiants, and citizens can do to advocate.

1 Formal CE approved by NASW VT is available for a small fee.

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Describe the mental health issues connected to child marriage
  • Explain the need for brightline legislation
  • Discuss the advocacy efforts where social workers and other mental health clinicians can be content experts

Register here: Child Marriage - Impacts on Vermont Children & Implications for Advocacy Tickets, Wed, Jan 25, 2023 at 12:00 PM | Eventbrite

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