Local Myrtle Beach Chapter of Zonta International will hold it’s membership meeting and dinner on October 16, 2012. The theme and topic for the evening is
Violence Towards Women and Girls: What’s that got to do with love?
Special Guest Speaker is Sandra L. Brown, M.A. the CEO and Founder of The Institute for Relational Harm Reduction and Public Pathology Education. Brown has been in the forefront of the issue of violence against women with over 20 years of experience at the victim level, as well as the educational level through retreats and training held regularly for mental health professionals and survivors of pathological love relationships.
The audience will learn how to spot the red flags of a dangerous person with personality traits that are incurable, how to safely get out of that relationship, and how to move forward into a more rewarding life centered around a healthy mental outlook.
Sandra L. Brown, M.A. is a psychopathologist, program development specialist, lecturer, and an award-winning author. Her books include the award winning Women Who Love Psychopaths, How to Spot a Dangerous Man Before You Get Involved, and Counseling Victims of Violence: A Handbook for Helping Professionals. She is currently a writer for several large women’s websites, Psychology Today,Times Up! and The Institute’s magazine www.saferelationshipsmagazine.com. She is working on a new book about Cognitive Dissonance and Pathological Love Relationships.
Sandra Brown is a colleague and founding partner of Document the Abuse, along with Susan Murphy Milano, creator of The Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit (EAA), a unique tool to collect evidence of domestic violence from a victim who is leaving a dangerous relationship. For further information on the EAA, go to: www.DocumentTheAbuse.com
Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy.
Preventing and ending violence against women and girls is a top priority for Zonta International and its more than 30,000 members in more than 1,200 Zonta clubs around the globe.
Through the Zonta International Strategies to End Violence Against Women (ZISVAW) program, Zonta International has assisted victims of violence and human trafficking around the globe by: raising awareness of, and improving education about, violence against women; promoting and enforcing local laws and policies that protect women and victims of violence; and providing medical, legal, rehabilitation and reintegration services for survivors of violence. Locally, Zonta clubs dedicate time and resources to supporting projects that prevent violence against women and support victims of violence in their communities.
- The Roth Show: How To Spot a Dangerous Man with Guest,Sandra L. Brown,MA (imaginepublicity.com)
- Zonta, Pascagoula’s signature arts and crafts festival, coming up next weekend (gulflive.com)
- Recovery With Out Justice (psychologytoday.com)
- Tools for Professionals, Sandra L. Brown, M.A., Director of Advanced Education Services (saferelationshipsmagazine.com)
- The Susan Murphy Milano Show: Guests Sandra L. Brown and Tracey Murphy, Leaving the Abusive Relationship Safely (imaginepublicity.com)
- October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (annyjacoby.wordpress.com)
- Nepal to join global campaign against gender violence (thehimalayantimes.com)