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Empower yourself and others to recognize, respond to, and prevent domestic abuse and teen dating violence in our community. 

 

Jan. 11, Monday from 12pm-1:30pm

Las Dinámicas de la Violencia Domestica

Esta presentación es una introducción, para todas aquellas personas que deseen aprender, sobre la violencia doméstica y el impacto en nuestra comunidad. Aprende sobre las características del abuso, diferentes formas de abuso, el ciclo del abuso, por qué permanecen las víctimas en relaciones abusivas, el efecto en los niños que son testigos, las señales de altera, la importancia de un plan seguro y como reportar y responder al abuso.

 

Jan. 13, Wednesday from 12pm-1:30pm

The Dynamics of Domestic Abuse

How does domestic abuse work? What are the red flags? What can I do to help myself or someone I know?How does domestic abuse work? What are the red flags? What can I do to help myself or someone I know?

One in 3 Texans will experience abuse and violence from a partner in their lifetime. Join Ryan to learn about the characteristics of abuse, different forms of abuse, the cycle of abuse, why victims stay, the effects on children, warning signs, the importance of safety planning and how to report and respond to abuse.

 

Jan. 18, Monday from 12pm-1:30pm

The Intersection of Substance Abuse and Domestic Abuse

How is domestic abuse connected to substance abuse? How do abusers use addiction as a tool of control? Why do many victims of abuse turn to drugs or alcohol?

Join Jose to learn about domestic abuse and its connection to substance abuse. Jose will also discuss the characteristics of abuse, forms of abuse, the cycle of abuse, why victims stay, why victims turn to substances, warning signs, the importance of safety planning, and how to report and respond to abuse.

 

Jan. 20, Wednesday from 12pm-1:30pm

The Dynamics of Stalking

What’s the deal with stalkers? Why do they do that? What can I do to protect myself or someone I know?What’s the deal with stalkers? Why do they do that? What can I do to protect myself or someone I know?

Stalking is so much more than many people think. In this presentation, we answer the question, “What is stalking and how exactly does it work?” Join Ryan to learn the methods and tactics used by stalkers, the impact that stalking has on victims, some resources and safety strategies for victims, and what we can do to help.

 

Jan. 25, Monday from 12pm-1:30pm

The Stigma of Substance Abuse Among Victims of Domestic Abuse

What stigmas are associated with substance abuse? How do these stigmas create barriers to resources for victims? How can I help reduce stigma?

Victims of domestic abuse are often stigmatized, and this stigma is compounded if they abuse drugs or alcohol. Join Jose for a discussion on the link between substance abuse and domestic violence. Jose will explore some of the reason's victims turn to substances, the harm stigma has on victims when seeking help, and what we can do to help reduce that stigma.

 

Jan. 27, Wednesday from 12pm-1:30pm

Teens and Sexting: How Worried Should We Be?

Teens and Sexting: How Worried Should We Be?What is sexting? Why do teens sext? What are the possible negative effects of sexting?A recent study in Houston found that among high school girls, 68% had been asked to send a sext, while 42% of boys were. Join Ryan for a discussion on what exactly constitutes sexting, why teens sext, the dangers of sexting, the effects of sexting, non-consensual sharing of images, and the latest research about effective ways to respond to incidents of sexting, including how to start the conversation with teens.

 

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Want to schedule an custom online presentation for your school, group or organization? 

     → Submit a Request an Educator form, and we will contact you to set up a private webinar.


Want to view our previously recorded webinars

     → Check out our Webinar Video Library.

 

More Information

For more information, please call the Education Department at 469-969-7254 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Check out our Community Education page for more information on our free education and training programs.

We are always looking to partner with community organizations.  Please let us know what we can do to support you and your organization's education and training efforts. 

Thank you for supporting survivors of domestic abuse in our community.  Education is the key to prevention!

 

 

 

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