April 10th, 2020

UVU Conference on Ending Domestic Violence

The UVU College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Veteran Success Center, Student Health Center Crisis Services, Volunteer and Service Learning and UVU Student Life – in conjunction with their state and local sponsors, are pleased to present the 2019 UVU Conference on Domestic Violence. This single-day event is scheduled for Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - in the Sorensen Student Center on UVU campus. The conference will provide education, build awareness, and offer insight to those touched by domestic violence and those who provide treatment and services for them. Open to UVU students (free of charge at the door), professionals, clinicians, law enforcement, and members of the community. You won’t want to miss this event!

5 CEUs will be offered!

Third Region (Section 3)


KEYNOTE: Audrey Prosper

Audrey Prosper

In 2009, Audrey Prosper almost lost her life after being sexually assaulted, brutally beaten with a hammer, and ultimately set on fire by her estranged husband. Since then Audrey made the decision to use her voice for good by speaking out and sharing the invaluable lessons she’s learned about how to thrive after violence and abuse. She also recently founded the women’s empowerment company, Your Thrive Tribe, where she educates women on how to thrive in all categories of their lives.

PLENARY: Ashlee N. Martlage

Ashlee Marlage

Ashlee N. Martlage is an advocate, responder, and clinician who specializes in trauma, relationships and resiliency. Ashlee has served as a consultant to national domestic violence organizations, facilitated numerous groups, public speaking events, and women’s retreats for survivors and continues to advocate for changes in public policy. She is currently completing her PhD in Counseling Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin where she studies trauma and resiliency in families of public safety officers. She facilitates trainings for law enforcement agencies in trauma-informed techniques, peer support and cultural competencies. She also promotes improved relationships between marginalized populations and law enforcement through skill building, training,. and advocacy. She obtained her master’s degree at Pepperdine University, Graduate School of Education and Psychology in Clinical Psychology. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She served as a member of the Crisis Intervention Team with the San Diego Police Department and is a member of the Disaster Mental Health Services team with the American Red Cross. She currently serves as a clinician on the Traumatic Incident and Event Response (TIER) Team, National Resiliency Task Force covering Customs and Border Protection agencies.


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Toni Harris
Assistant Dean
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
Utah Valley University


Accessibility Services


For accessibility information or to request accommodations, please contact the Irene Whittier at:

(801) 863-5300 or IWhittier@uvu.edu

Requests should be made at least one week in advance.

Parking Information


Parking is free in the Parking Garage for conference registrants. You can find details on this map.