“Education of the community about domestic violence and what the community and individuals can do to help reduce the instances of domestic violence”

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DVSS Articles

Domestic Violence Support Services (DVSS) provides education to the community about domestic violence through presentations and the online SpeakUp page.

  • The Cycle of Abuse
  • The Wheel of Power and Control
  • Triggers and Red Flags
  • Safety Planning
  • Empowering (not coddling) the Victim
  • Having Empathy (versus Sympathy)
  • Addressing the Perpetrator
  • Changing Habits
    • The Perpetrator
    • The Victim
    • The Friends
    • The Family
    • The Children
  • Policies
  • Mindfulness Practices
  • Police Reports
  • The Court System

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DVSS Education Activities

Ongoing Education Activities

  • First Fridays with Felicia (2 hours/month)
  • Walk-A-Mile or more (1 hour/week)
  • Chat with Chew (1 hour/week)
  • Blogging and Social Media Conversations (average 25 hours/month)

Time-specific Education Activities

September – October 2019 – Video production and sharing (20 hours)

July – October 2019 – Planning (40 hours) and co-hosting (28 hours) 2019 Domestic Violence Awareness Series

June 2018 – Planning for Create A Square Fundraiser; Website Articles (5 hours)

February 2018 – Presentations on Domestic Violence with Project Ignite, students at Eastpointe High School; Discussion on First Fridays With Felicia; Communications and DVSS websiteupdate to increase transparency regarding Coercive Control and DVSS work; Tabling at Historic Y Community Volunteer Faire, Peace Faire and Music Festival (10 hours)

January 2018 – Eastpointe High School Presentations; Wake Up Tucson Guest; Courageous Conversations with Victoria Steele; John C Scott Show; manage SpeakUp! page; Conversations with community members (6 hours)

December 2017December 20, 2017 Letter: The Issue Is Domestic Violence (; Eastpointe High School Presentations; manage SpeakUp! page (4 hours)