All posts tagged: domestic violence intervention

Launch of Document the Abuse Campaigns for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Document the Abuse (documenttheabuse.com) is gearing up awareness campaigns for October  to coincide with National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Campaigns will be launched across all social media channels as well as through outreach to individuals and community organizations. Pastor Neil Schori of Naperville Christian Church in Naperville, Illinois has developed a campaign that will address the faith-based community and it’s role in assisting victims of intimate partner violence.  (safefaithcommunity.com) Schori hopes to encourage leaders to become safe havens for victims of abuse and to duplicate what he has set up in his home church. According to Schori, “Victims often have limited resources available to seek immediate and long-term help when leaving an abusive relationship, especially those considered high risk. We have established a system of counseling and referrals, along with assisting victims in preparing an Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit (EAA), which we intend to bring to other church leaders.” The EAA was developed during the high-profile disappearance of Stacy Peterson when Schori, who was Peterson’s pastor, was approached by intimate partner violence prevention activist, Susan Murphy-Milano. Together they were able to utilize …

Domestic Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, Chief Marty Sumner, Shattered Lives Radio

Shattered Lives: Offender Focused Domestic Violence Initiative

  A refreshing new approach to combatting intimate partner violence by becoming proactive in the early stages is an important breakthrough developed by High Point, NC Chief of Police, Marty Sumner. By recognizing that offenders consistently escalate if not held accountable, resulting in increased family violence and often murder, Chief Sumner’s program has shown a decrease in intimate partner homicide as well as recidivism rates. For the complete report on the details and success of this program read: Offender Focused DV Initiative Report Aug 2014 Although traditional victim focus is still of utmost importance and resources for victims will always be needed, by curtailing offenders at the first offense there’s a likelihood that it will also restrict chronic offenders and remove the immediate danger to the victim more often. Shattered Lives Radio host Donna R. Gore welcomes Chief Marty Sumner and Shay Harger to the show to further discuss the Offender Focused DV Initiative and how communities in which it’s being utilized are having a positive impact. Chief Marty A. Sumner is a thirty year veteran with the …

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SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore and Guests, Robin Kraemer and Jennifer Lopez of Interval House

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE Interval House is dedicated to providing services to prevent and break the cycle of family and intimate partner abuse.  We strive to reach all persons at risk and bring about social change Robin Kraemer, as Interval House’s Community Relations Coordinator, she engages the community by speaking about Interval House and its mission to prevent and break the cycle of domestic violence. She speaks to a variety of groups and organizations such as churches, businesses, and other nonprofit organizations on relevant topics involving domestic abuse in the 24 towns and communities in and around Hartford. Interval House believes the key to helping end the cycle of domestic violence is through education and awareness. Robin graduated from Saint Joseph College with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work in 2008 and from the University of Connecticut with a Master’s degree in Social Work in 2009. She is certified under …