Published on October 30, 2015 on LinkedIn According to WHO, “Intimate partner violence(IPV) refers to behavior by an intimate partner or ex-partner that causes physical, sexual or psychological harm, including physical aggression, sexual coercion, psychological abuse and controlling behaviors.” Many countries report data on IPV – also called domestic violence (DV.) Although both men and women […]
Published on October 28, 2015 on LinkedIn I read comments on an online story about a car that had gone into an Arizona Lake early in the morning of Sunday, October 19, which had a family with small children in it. One commentator wrote that he lived around the area, and he couldn’t imagine how a car […]
Published on November 11, 2015 on LinkedIn Last month, I found the Blue Shield of California Foundation Domestic Violence Awareness Month campaign http://www.iwillendthesilence.com/ that allows interested persons to put their name and picture on an awareness poster that reads, “I’m NAME, and I’m helping to #EndTheSilence about domestic violence.” I made one such poster. As a health educator, […]
In 2014, several domestic violence stakeholders came together to form the Howard Coalition to End Domestic Violence. In an effort to raise awareness on domestic violence, the coalition holds a quarterly dialogue at the office of the Baltimore Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church. In 2014, the dialogue series focused on faith communities and […]
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, create your own #EndTheSilence picture and spread the word on social media at www.iwillendthesilence.com.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 9:00 a.m. to Noon at Baltimore-Washington Conference United Methodist Church Mission Center 11711 E Market Place Fulton, MD 20759 increase awareness • end silence • connect with resources • be proactive Upcoming Programs June 24: IPV and the Workplace September 23: The Role of Men in Prevention […]
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/a-raging-son/ This was what a Harvard-educated forensic psychiatrist, Dr. Alexander Sasha Bardey, had to say about the “Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED)” on the May 10, 2014 episode of 48 Hours – “It’s a mental illness … characterized by bouts of loss of control and bouts of anger and bouts of violence.” Even though Jason Bohn […]