Post Destructive Relationships: Abuse That Continues

Post Destructive Relationships: Abuse That Continues
Online On Demand Workshop through Zoom

2 CEUs for Licensed Counselors, Social Workers, CDVP

This workshop/course is for lay people, professionals, and church leadership

Course Description:

Women often think that leaving an abusive relationship will end the abuse. Instead, the abuser uses the court system, friends, and technology to increase their power and control. If children are involved, parent alienation and manipulation of the court system can occur. How does a woman prepare and deal with the after effects of leaving?

Workshop Objectives:


Dr. Jamie Janssen

  • You can only change you: How you perceive the behavior, how you react to the behavior
  • How abuse presents itself in legal matters
  • Manipulation over money matters
  • How abuser can manipulate an individual through the children, time and custody
  • Documentation and Communication strategies


Rebecca Zeilenga, Attorney at Law

  • Preparing yourself for divorce
  • Choosing & Hiring an Attorney
  • Starting the Process
  • Motions, Subpoenas and Allocations—oh my!
  • Martial Settlement Agreement—Trial
  • Ways to Minimize Conflict & Interaction During Divorce
  • Things to Remember

Course Details

  • Online On Demand Location – Zoom
    Complete Step One and Step Two of the registration. Once payment is received, an email will be sent to the attendee confirming their registration and a link to view the recording.
  • Cost:
    $25.00 Nonrefundable
    2 CEUs: $10.00 Nonrefundable
  • FOCUS Ministries, Inc. is a licensed continuing education unit (CEU) sponsor for social workers and counselors and CDVP. 2 CEUs will be offered for an additional $10.00.

Online Registration

Unlicensed Attendees

Online Registration

Licensed Counselors, Social Workers, CDVP


Dr. Janssen Dr. Janssen is a clinical psychologist working in a private practice in Schaumberg, IL She received her Masters in Social Work in 1999 and completed her doctorates in 2014. Dr. Janssen experienced her own domestic violence story which led her own work with others in the field for over 10+ years. She has three children, two with special needs. Her practice specialties include working with individuals and families with mood disorders, PTSD/trauma, self-injury, domestic violence, post-partum depression, disordered eating, individuals with special needs and behavioral issues, autism, and ADHD.

Rebecca L. Zeilenga Rebecca L. Zeilenga practices in a variety of areas of law, including: Family Law and Adoption. Mrs. Zeilenga handles cases in Cook County, DuPage County, Kane County, Lake County and the surrounding collar counties. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree, Summa Cum Laude, from Arizona State University in 2003. In 2007, she earned her Juris Doctorate from Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Mrs. Zeilenga was an associate at a Chicagoland law firm for in excess of ten years prior to opening her own firm in 2018. She is active in legal community servicing as the Co-chair of Northwest Suburban Bar Association Matrimonial Law Committee and formerly as the Co-chair of the Golf Committee. She is currently on the Illinois State Bar Associations Member Services Committee