2017 Domestic Violence Summit

  We are excited to announce Jeffrey S Bucholtz, director of We End Violence, as our 2017 Domestic Violence Summit presenter! Jeff is an award-winning instructor at Southwestern College where he teaches Oral Communication, Interpersonal Communication, TELA communication, Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, and Small Group Facilitation. Jeff is also a public speaking consultant with Speak for Success and teaches courses on Violence Against Women
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8 Tips for a Family Safety Plan

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Unfortunately, danger and violent acts are a reality in our society. However, our families don’t have to live in fear. Preparation and prevention are important to give youth the tips/skills to cope and know when to go to adults for help. Here are tips to educate yourselves and start building a safety plan for your family: Ask your child’s teacher about the plans the
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2016 Domestic Violence Summit

We are excited to announce Dr. Jacquelyn C. Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN as our featured presenter for 2016. Dr. Campbell created The Danger Assessment, an instrument that helps to determine the level of danger an abused person has of being killed by their intimate partner. For 25 years, the Danger Assessment tool has been used by law enforcement, health care professionals, and domestic violence
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Local Men Strive to Be SOS Strong

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Back for 2016: SOS Strong Not all abusers are men; however, the vast majority of domestic violent crimes are committed by male perpetrators. “SOS Strong” is a grassroots, all-male campaign made of local men dedicated to helping SOS stop sexual and domestic violence, child abuse and neglect. Each “Strong Man” signs a pledge to lead by example, not blame victims, and be a positive
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CVEC Welcomes New Director

CVEC Welcomes New Director SOS, Inc. welcomes Tara Schnakenberg as the Director of the Child Visitation & Exchange Center. Prior to working for SOS, she was employed at TFI Family Services, Inc. as a Family Support Worker and previously as a Human Resource Specialist.  The past 1 ½ years she worked as a Legal Secretary at the Lyon County Attorney’s Office.  “Having several years
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