All posts tagged: Prevention

Survivors Speak: National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Special With Susan Murphy Milano

Listen Live Sunday, October 16 at 8pm ET on Crime Wire Radio http://blogtalkradio.com/crimewire In honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Susan Murphy Milano welcomes two well known authors who have published their stories of survival.  Stories of the realities suffered by victims of violence are written for several reasons, to assist those victims in their healing process, and to reach other victims who may be caught in similar situations. There will also be discussion surrounding TIME’S UP: A GUIDE ON HOW TO LEAVE AN ABUSIVE AND STALKING RELATIONSHIP by Susan Murphy Milano and what tools are now available for victims of abuse to safely leave their violent relationship. Tricia McKnight and Lynn C. Tolson have gone through the pits of victim hood and reached the other side as survivors.  Each of them have written their individual memoirs, sharing similar realities. Tricia McKnight is the author of MY JUSTICE, the story of her childhood destroyed by sexual abuse by her stepfather and severe neglect by her mother. The behaviors learned and accepted as a child …

“Wounded Warrior” Claudine Dombrowski and Activist Barry Goldstein Join The Susan Murphy Milano Show, Time’s Up

The Susan Murphy Milano Show, “Time’s Up!” Thursday, September 22, 2pm ET Listen LIVE at: Here Women Talk Claudine Dombrowski could very well be considered a “Wounded Warrior” in the fight against intimate partner violence.  Fighting her personal battle against her abuser for over 16 years, she’s also taken her fight across the nation helping several other battered mothers who have lost custody of their beloved children to the very person who abused them. In a recent development in her own backyard in Shawnee County, KS, District Attorney Chad Taylor decided to hand over misdemeanor cases, like Claudine Dombrowski’s, to the city, due to funding issues. Dombrowski knew the ones to pay the price for this decision would be those caught in the crosshairs of the abuser’s rage when released, and has taken her outrage to the media.( https://imaginepublicity.com/2011/09/15/the-lights-went-out-in-topeka-for-victims-of-domestic-violence-claudine-dombrowski-speaks-out/) Through organizing globally, Claudine Dombrowski, and other battered mothers, have founded American/Australia Mothers Political Party to bring attention and educate others.  Through combining their online efforts across the globe,  they are able to link together, not always physically, but by forming …

Lisa Michels Completes Child Abuse Prevention Training

Lisa Michels, open, honest and outspoken advocate for victims of childhood sexual abuse has recently completed training in Charleston, SC  and become a Prevention Specialist and Facilitator for Darkness to Light, an organization whose mission is to train adults in every community to responsibly attack the issue of child sexual abuse. According to the Darkness 2 Light website, “The ultimate mission of D2L, to end childhood sexual abuse, can only be accomplished by sharing the solution of prevention, awareness and education with more and more people. This, in turn, builds momentum and over time, changes the way our nation and culture cares for, protects and nurtures our children.” Lisa Michels is also a Consultant for the organization and, if there is no Stewards of Children program in your community, she can assist in its development.  She is also available for workshops and events to promote the program, connect with area Prevention Specialists and Facilitators, and aid in reaching out to those who wish to provide adults with the training necessary to become actively involved in …

Anny Jacoby on Crime Time With Vito Colucci

Sunday Night, September 4, 11pm ET on Business Talk Radio Listen LIVE: http://businesstalkradio.net/weekend_host/ctvc.shtml Crime Time with Vito Colucci, P.I.  features anything crime related. Current high profile cases or trials are discussed in detail with commentary from experts in law  enforcement, investigators and lawyers. Vito Colucci, Jr. Vito Colucci, Jr., owner of Colucci Investigations LLC, is a former member of the Stamford, CT Police Department where he worked as a Narcotic’s Detective and Undercover Organized Crime Investigator. One of the main investigations Vito spearheaded during that time was uncovering the organized crime ties within his own police department. Vito has been a private investigator for the past 22 years, working many high profile cases; Michael Skakel/Martha Moxley case, Jayson William’s case, and honeymooner, George Smith’s case . Vito Colucci is a regular commentator on various news programs including: Fox News MSNBC, Catherine Crier/Court TV, Star Jones, Glenn Beck, Nancy Grace, Larry King, CNN Headline News, and The Bill O’Reilly Show, as well as being a featured speaker at the first World Investigator’s Conference in LasVegas in 2005. ANNY JACOBY …

Lyn Twyman Deputy Director of National Domestic Violence Registry

Lyn Twyman has been appointed Deputy Director of the National Domestic Violence Registry founded in 2007 by survivor and advocate, Myra Spearman.   The National Domestic Violence Registry (NDVR), the United States’ first model program for a public domestic violence database, seeks to prevent domestic violence and to be a tool to help the public at large. Patterned after The National Sex Offender Registry, NDVR has a coalition of task forces working to strengthen the public availability of domestic violence conviction records and long term restraining orders.  The organization has taken several years to analyze and receive feedback from survivors and advocates to create a program that addresses the growing need for the use of technology to help survivors. Domestic violence has grown in increasing numbers and women are still the primary victims.  But, Myra Spearman, founder and executive director of NDVR, also understands that newer approaches to family violence have to be created, “Men and women are perpetrators of this social epidemic.  The intention of the registry is to help keep the public more safe …