Join Gwen and her husband, Laurens, in a modified "Ask the Expert" format as we discuss the role, contributions, and emotions of being a survivor’s significant other. Dr. Tanner will guide a discussion of the decisions, actions, and feelings regarding disclosure, understanding, support, and frustration from both Gwen’s and Laurens’ perspective. This is a unique chance to gain insight into the valuable contribution significant others can make in the journey to being a survivor. This workshop will only be recorded and available On-Demand from August 9, 2021 until December 17, 2021.
1. Participants will understand the secondary impact of abuse on significant others
2. Participants will understand the contributions significant others can make to healing
3. Participants will understand the struggle involved in being a significant other
4. Participants will understand the ways in which significant others can best support survivors