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Christine Cocchiola, DSW, LCSW


Christine Marie Cocchiola, DSW, LCSW, a college professor teaching social work for the last 20 years, has been a social justice advocate since the age of 19, volunteering for a local domestic violence/sexual assault agency. Her doctoral work focused on the experiences of adult and child victims of coercive control and she has actively supported policy initiatives codifying coercive control as a form of domestic violence. She understands the impact that coercive control has on adult and child victims and her expertise as a trauma trained therapist, a researcher, and a protective mother is focused on supporting these vulnerable populations.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Christine Cocchiola is the CEO and president of Coercive Control Counseling, Inc. She has employment relationships with Naugatuck Valley Community College, UCONN School of Social Work, and New York University. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Christine Cocchiola serves on the Board of Directors for the National Coalition.