Stalking: When Obsession Goes to Far

Did you know perpetrators stalk children too? They do. Online, in-person, and in public.

According to the CDC, approximately 7.5 million Americans each year report stalking incidents. Join representatives from the Quincy area community as they explore the issue, identify warning signs, and provide strategies to deal with stalking.

The 8th Judicial Circuit Family Violence Coordinating Council 2018 will take place Friday, September 21, 2018 at the Quincy Senior & Family Resource Center located at 639 York Street, Quincy, IL 62301. Registration is 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. and the summit runs from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The cost is $20.00 per person and includes materials, lunch, and snacks at breaks.  Registration fees are waived for Law Enforcement, Fireman and EMS. Available CEU fees (if there is a charge for your profession) are due at the time of registration. Checks should be written to JWCC (John Wood Community College). You can register by email at, by regular mail at Laura Megown, FVCC Coordinator, 639 York Street, Quincy, IL 62301. 

CEU fees are:

MTU Law Enforcement-No/chg. • IL State EMS ECON-No/Chg. • IL Adult Protective Service Professionals-No/chg. • Certified DV Professionals-$15.00 • IL Alcohol & Drug Abuse Professionals -$15.00 • Nursing-$15.00 • IL Licensed Nursing Home Administrators-$15.00 • Activity Directors-$15.00 • Cosmetology-$15.00 • Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist-$15.00 • Licensed Social Worker-$15.00 • Licensed Professional Counselor-$15.00 • Clinical Professional Counseling-$15.00

Summit Objectives include:

Defining Stalking/Aggravated Stalking/Cyberstalking • Recognizing personal risk factors • Identifying healthy versus unhealthy behaviors and relationships • Recognizing typologies/psychology of a “typical” stalker • Identify risk factors and warning signs of stalking behavior • Developing a personal protection plan (PPP) • Distinguish between pre and post breakup indicators • Articulate the role of law enforcement (IL)

The summit will feature key note speaker, Dr. Olivia Johnson, a former United States Air Force and former police officer with a master’s in Criminology and Criminal Justice. 

To print the registration form, click here ⇒ 2018 FVCC Flyer

September 14th, 2018