Full Name
Wendy Lipshutz
Speaker Bio
Wendy Lipshutz is Program Director of Shalom Bayit, the domestic violence program of Jewish Family & Career Services in Atlanta, a position she has held since the program’s inception in 1993. Shalom Bayit (Peace in the Home) is a nonsectarian program serving the entire community, and the only program in Georgia to address abuse within the context of the Jewish community. Prior to her position at JF&CS, Wendy directed the East Alabama Task Force for Battered Women in Auburn, Alabama for over 7 years. Wendy was a pioneer in addressing abuse within the context of the Jewish community, and is passionate about education and collaboration to address the impact of layers of oppression on individuals from diverse communities. A Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Wendy provides individual counseling and facilitates support groups for survivors, as they work through immediate crises and towards long term safety and wholeness.