Dating violence training

The prevention of domestic abuse and relationship violence can only be achieved if people know what it is - how to spot it - how it can arise in your life - and what you can do to prevent it from claiming additional victims.

at Southern University, instructors with the LSU Dept.

In January, the board also bid "adieu" and said "goodbye" to outgoing president Melanie Fields who was retiring from the board.

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The board and I look forward to working alongside John as we continue to strengthen and expand the important services being offered to families impacted by domestic violence.” Price, a longtime resident of Baton Rouge, received his BS degree from Louisiana State University and his Juris Doctorate from the Paul M.

Hebert School of Law, where he was inducted into the law school Hall of Fame.

While Iris will continue to serve the victims of domestic violence and strive to provide the support needed to empower those who are already victims and seeking assistance, we believe the fight to end domestic abuse requires that we expand our efforts to provide more public information about the problems and dynamics of domestic violence and the services available through Iris.

Iris will make educating the public on the problems of domestic abuse a greater priority in 2018.

In April, a more extensive training on the nature of domestic violence and the role of mental health professionals is scheduled at Capital Area Human Services.

It is anticipated that the public, folliwing the roll out of our new Iris website in May, will be able to view a sample of the training presentations being offered, select which one(s) that they are interested in seeing and schedule the event and date directly online by simply following a menu offering of the selected programs.The selection was made after a two-month search and selection process.“We are very pleased to announce this appointment,” reported Melanie Fields, President of the Board of Directors.“John will bring leadership and creativity to the Center’s programs and a personal commitment to our mission to empower survivors, prevent relationship violence, and promote justice for victims of domestic and dating violence.Jane Schoen has been appointed Director of Development for Iris Domestic Violence Center. Schoen, who joined Iris last year, is working to coordinate both the Donor and Volunteer groups at Iris. Schoen helped manage the recent Iris Adopt a Family Christmas program this past holiday season which was an overwhelming success as a total of 48 families were adopted and received Christmas gifts and presents through the generosity of our community. Schoen's leadership, Iris is busy working to better organize and coordinate the donor giving program in 2018.The donations received by the Iris safe house shelter during the Christmas holidays were particularly special and came from the many generous followers of Iris who support our programs and the work we do in the fight against domestic abuse.Monica Alfred has been named Community Outreach and Education Director (COED) for Iris Domestic Violence Center.

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