Not just a domestic issue, domestic violence and its repercussions affect your employees and your workplace. Through presentations and case studies, this important half-day presentation will help your leadership and managers to better understand domestic violence and its impacts, develop skills and policy to guide response, and learn about resources available to you and your employees. The presentation will cover:

  • Business costs of domestic violence
  • Responding to the victim; support & resources
  • Employer legal responsibilities & options
  • Crisis and critical incident response



  • Lesley Coghill, LMSW | Prevention and Outreach Coordinator | Center for Women in Transition
  • Jeff Lukas | Security Manager |Gentex Corporation
  • Danielle Lucksted, MA | Prevention and Education Program Manager | Safe Haven Ministries
  • Zoe Martinez | Employment Law Attorney | Rhoades McKee
  • Holly Seymour, MA | Program Director | Center for Women in Transition
  • Bob VandePol | Director | Pine Rest Employee Assistance Program




This activity has been approved for 2.75 (HR (General)) re-certification credit hours toward California, GPHR, PHRi, SPHRi, PHR and SPHR re-certification through the HR Certification Institute.

Event Details


Tuesday, February 21, 2017


8:30 AM – 11:30 AM


Pine Rest Campus, Postma Center | 300 68th Street SE, Grand Rapids

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