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I am the Messenger

I am the Messenger. Domestic Abuse Awareness. Make Your Move Campaign https://www.facebook.com/MakeYourMoveMissoula. Missoulian Article. Read through the article as a class Make 2 observations

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I am the Messenger

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  1. I am the Messenger Domestic Abuse Awareness

  2. Make Your Move Campaign https://www.facebook.com/MakeYourMoveMissoula

  3. Missoulian Article • Read through the article as a class • Make 2 observations • What can we do about domestic abuse/violence if we see it, suspect it, or are personally affected by it?

  4. Montana Statistics on Domestic Abuse Fatalities

  5. Montana Statistics on Domestic Abuse Fatalities

  6. Montana Statistics on Domestic Abuse Fatalities

  7. Ways to Report • YWCA Pathways (Violence, crisis, and assault hotline) • Local Support Groups (call 2-1-1) • Montana Child and Family Services • The VOICE/SARC (university MSU/UM) • To report at school, go to your counselor or our school social worker! There are resources for you at school.

  8. YWCA Pathways • Domestic Violence • The Pathways program offers safe and confidential shelter, crisis counseling. • Support services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence, stalking, and human trafficking. • Services include the 24-hour crisis hotline; emergency shelter for women, men, and children fleeing abusive situations; walk-in peer counseling; weekly support groups; in-house short-term therapy; referrals to community resources; and legal, personal and medical advocacy.

  9. Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

  10. Teen Dating Violence • Teen Dating Violence • Dating abuse is a pattern of destructive behaviors used to exert power and control over a dating partner. While we define dating violence as a pattern, that doesn’t mean the first instance of abuse is not dating violence. It just recognizes that dating violence usually involves a series of abusive behaviors over a course of time. • Read Attorney General Steve Bullock’s letter recognizing February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month! • For more information visit: www.loveisrespect.org • To begin chatting with an advocate text ‘loveis’ directly to 77054

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