sexual abuse

December 7, 2018

Tips On How To Be An Active Bystander

  Does being an #activebystander sound complicated? Not really sure how you should intervene in a situation? Just practice the 3 Ds of Bystander Intervention – Direct, Distract, […]
November 30, 2018

Sexual Assault and Teens

You can help your teen stay safe by giving the information and support he or she needs to make smart choices. Educate your teen about sexual […]
November 9, 2018

BYSTANDER ENGAGEMENT

While the the responsibility for domestic violence or sexual assault lies with the perpetrators of these crimes, we all play a role in creating a culture […]
November 2, 2018

5 Ways To Stand Up Against Domestic Violence In Your Community

Whether you’ve survived it, known someone who has survived it, or are just a kind and decent human being who acknowledges violence is never the answer, […]
October 19, 2018

Emotional Outcomes for Child Witnesses to Domestic Violence

  October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, or a time to begin to understand the effects of domestic violence, which have been researched extensively. Domestic violence is […]
October 5, 2018

Personalized Safety Plan

Personalized Safety Plan Although you can’t control an abuser’s use of violence, you can plan how you will respond to future abusive or violent incidents, prepare […]
October 1, 2018

The Cycle of Domestic Violence

The Cycle of Domestic Violence In 1979, psychologist Lenore Walker found that many violent relationships follow a common pattern or cycle. The entire cycle may happen […]
September 21, 2018

Don’t Ask Why Victims Didn’t Speak Up Sooner

  Sexual contact without consent is sexual assault: Even when it takes a victim years to come forward or when they struggle to identify as a victim, […]
September 14, 2018

Domestic violence: What college students and parents should know

 Nearly one third of college women say they have been in an abusive relationship, according to a National Domestic Violence Hotline survey. More than half of […]