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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 Domestic Abuse Awareness
Make Your Move Campaign https://www.facebook.com/MakeYourMoveMissoula
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?
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.
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.
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