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Sister Sheila Educational Meeting, 1/21/15

"Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Overview and Midwifery Application"
presented by
Stephanie N. Tillman, CNM, MSN
Joanna Vergoth, LCSW, NCPsyA

Come hear our speakers, Stephanie Tillman CNM, MSN and Joanna Vergoth LCSW,NCPsyA educate us about a very important topic. 

FGM/C (female genital mutilation/ cutting) is a practice involving full or partial removal of a girl’s external genitals. It serves no medical purpose and has many harmful consequences. Up to 140 million women in the world today are living with the effects of FGM/C. According to the CDC, some 200,000 girls in the United States are at risk of being cut. As midwives are first line care for many women from menarche through menopause, our work should encompass evidence based, knowledgeable, and compassionate care. 
1.5 CEU's available payment upon arrival : $10 CEU fee ($25 non-ACNM midwives) Free attendence for those not seeking CE credit. 
Arrival 5:30 
Business Meeting: 6:15pm 
Presentation to follow 
Light refreshments will be served.


January 21st, 2015, 5:30pm


St. Xavier University Butler Room (main entrance)


3700 W.103rd street 
Chicago 60655 
Free parking available in front of library or northwest parking lot off 103/Central Park

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