SDDVC Faith Leadership Committee Event

WHEN: May 4th, 2013 ~ 9am-12pm
WHERE: San Diego Diocese 3888 Paducah Road, San Diego, CA 92117

Limited seating. Click on the link to sign up.
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ZZDFN9P

SAFE PLACE FAITH COMMUNITIES
TRAINING EVENT FOR FAITH LEADERS

SDDVC Faith Leadership Committee

FREE Event For Faith Leaders And Their Teams

Learn how your congregation can reach out to those experiencing relationship violence.

  •  Presentation of how Safe Place started
  •  How the Safe Place model has worked
  •  Panel Discussion
  •  Ongoing support model
  •  Companion Services introduced
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WHY ABUSED WOMEN STAY OR REMAIN SILENT…

Why women stay in abusive relationshipsFear: The number one reason for not leaving is fear. Our fears are not unfounded given the fact that battered women are most at risk during leaving or after having left an abusive relationship. It is very important that our expression of fear not be minimized.

If a decision to leave has been made, a safety plan must be put in place if you have reason to be afraid for your life. Don’t take any chances if your partner threatened to kill you. When you’re dead.. you’re dead… that’s it. [Read more…]

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If They Reach Out…

Believe Them ImageWe all know how hard it is to reach out for help, to ask for a place to stay, to admit what we’ve been enduring. The first two people I reached out to completely turned their backs on me. I was devastated. [Read more…]

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