Aug 272012

United We Stand…Putting the Pieces Together

(An Interpersonal Violence Conference)

Friday, October 5, 2012

8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Marriott Spartanburg at Renaissance Park

Featured Speaker:  Lt. Mike Prodane, BS

Behavioral Science Unit

South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division

(CE, Nursing Contact Hours, Social Work, Counselors, Victim Service Providers, Law Enforcement Officers, and Judges Credits Approved)

Scholarships are available to this conference.

Registration Fee is $75.00; Additional fee after September 21, 2012: $15.00

Fee includes light continental breakfast, handout materials,

refreshments, lunch, and certificate of attendance.

Deadline for registration is September 21, 2012;

No refunds will be made. Substitutions are accepted and encouraged.

For more information contact Marlene Evans or Jennifer O’Shields

at 864.583.9803 or 1.800.273.5066.

United We Stand Brochure

United We Stand Agenda Insert

Apr 022012

In our country, a child is abused or neglected every 36 seconds, and, according to the Department of Health and Human Services, only 40 percent of abused children receive the services they need. The Protect Our Kids Act can be the catalyst we need to begin to speak out more effectively for children who cannot speak up on their own. This April, as we mark National Child Abuse Prevention Month, I hope more and more of our colleagues will join me and Senator Collins in this first step to end this national abomination once and for all.

To read more of this article, click here.

Mar 172011

We are revamping and rescheduling our psychotherapy support groups for survivors

Tuesday 4:30pm-6:00pm DV Support Group for Adults with Susan Luna

Tuesday 4:30pm-6:00pm Sexual Violence Recovery Group with Elizabeth Pratt

Tuesday 4:30pm-6:00pm DV Support Group for Kids with Pam Jobe

Thursday 4:30pm-6:00pm Interpersonal Violence Support Group for LGBT Clients with Elizabeth Pratt

These groups are open by referral from a staff therapist or by assessment with Elizabeth Pratt

Please contact Ms. Pratt for more information at 864.583.9803