October 2, 2015

Holy Family Hospital to Host Domestic Violence Program

Holy Family Hospital is now accepting registrations for New Strategies for Addressing Domestic Violence- Assessing Recent Changes in Law and Practice.

This domestic violence program, presented by the Family Safety Project, features keynote speaker Judge Marianne C. Hinkle, associate justice of Woburn District Court, and chair of the Massachusetts Trial Court Domestic Violence Educational Task Force.

The program will include an overview of the new domestic violence law, MGL Ch. 260; what the Massachusetts court system is doing to address domestic violence; and what the future holds for domestic violence intervention efforts.

The event is Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Holy Family Hospital’s ground floor auditorium, 70 East St., Methuen, MA.

The cost of $25 includes continental breakfast, and 3 social work and licensed mental health counselor continuing education credits, which have been applied for. Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8 a.m. and the program starts promptly at 8:30 a.m.

Registration is required. Make checks payable to Holy Family Hospital and mail to Doug Gaudette, C/O Holy Family Hospital Family Safety Project, 70 East St., Methuen, MA, 01844. For more information please call (978) 989-0607, ext. 12.

About Holy Family Hospital
Holy Family Hospital ( is a 383-bed acute-care hospital with two campuses, Holy Family Hospital in Methuen and Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley in Haverhill. Both locations provide comprehensive inpatient, outpatient and 24/7 emergency services to the greater Merrimack Valley, southern New Hampshire and the New Hampshire seacoast. Holy Family Hospital’s Methuen and Haverhill campuses are proud recipients of the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. Both campuses have also earned “A” Hospital Safety Scores from The Leapfrog Group for their performance on national standards of safety, quality and efficiency. Holy Family Hospital is part of the Steward Health Care Systems LLC, the largest integrated community care organization in New England, which combines over 3,000 physicians, 10 hospital campuses, managed care, insurance programs, home care, an imaging operation, and a number of other post acute services, to provide the most cost effective and highest quality of integrated patient care.