COLBY — Colby Community College is teaming with Options Domestic Violence Services and Northwest Kansas Corrections on Oct. 11 to host a free conference that addresses domestic violence issues. Registration is required by Oct. 4 for the free event, which will go from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Cultural Arts Center on the CCC campus.

The sessions are presented by certified health professionals, local experts in the domestic violence field and survivors of domestic violence. Participants will hear topics that focus on batterer’s intervention, changing the thinking and behavior of batterers, community involvement and strangulation. The day concludes with an interactive experience for attendees to better understand the lives of domestic violence victims.

Continuing education credit is available. To register for the conference, visit, or contact Ashley Hecker at (785) 625-4202 or email