October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic or intimate partner violence is a devastating social problem that many of you will encounter on a daily basis upon employment, especially those students in the medical fields, working with children, providing mental health care, or in criminal justice.
Who: All students, particularly those going into the helping fields (medical, mental health, social services, criminal justice, education, ect.)
What: Domestic Violence 101, a workshop facilitated by experts in the community who deal with this prevalent social issue daily
When: October 15th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Library Auditorium
Why: This training will look good on a resume. A certificate of attendance will be available for participants. Many professors are offering extra credit for participation. Community service hours are also available.
This training was coordinated by the Violence Prevention Alliance and Counseling and Testing Services.