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Series to address domestic violence

January 28, 2013

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The Willow Domestic Violence Center will provide free public training sessions covering a variety of topics related to domestic violence.

The sessions will be held throughout February and March.

For more information or if you are interested in attending, contact volunteer service director Becca Burns at 785-331-2034 or by email at bburns@willowdvcenter.org

Scheduled sessions

• Saturday, Feb. 2, 3 to 4 p.m.: “Domestic Violence 101.” The session will cover basic aspects of domestic violence, including the definition of domestic violence and contributing factors.

• Wednesday, Feb. 6, 5:45 to 6:45 p.m.: “In Her Shoes.” The workshop will provide a view of the realities of living with domestic violence.

• Wednesday, Feb. 6, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m.: “Myths, Facts, Causes, and Effects of Domestic Violence.” The session will deal with the myths and stereotypes surrounding domestic violence as well as its contributing factors.

• Saturday, Feb. 16, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. “Isms and Domestic Violence.” The session will inform the audience of how discrimination can create barriers for domestic violence survivors.

• Wednesday, Feb. 27, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m.: “Domestic Violence and Poverty.” The workshop will focus on showing the influence poverty has on domestic violence.

• Saturday, March 2, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: “Safety Planning with Survivors of Domestic Violence.” The session will help the audience learn how to help or support those suffering from domestic violence.

Comments

Lawrence Morgan 1 year, 6 months ago

Journal World - let's have major stories, perhaps with videos, for each of these subjects. They are very important!

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patkindle 1 year, 6 months ago

you reckon these wimmin are fer it, or agin it??

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