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2013-11-05 23:25:26

National Voices for Equality, Education and Enlightenment (NVEEE) and the YES Institute Partner to Invite, Educate and Empower the Miami Dolphins Football Team to Shift the Culture Around Bullying, Harassment & Discrimination Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 The Miami Dolphins have found themselves in the spotlight due to allegations of bullying on their team, according to an article published by the Miami Herald on November 2, 2013. October was National Bullying Prevention Month...

2013-11-05 16:25:56

Seventy-four percent of Americans know someone who is a victim of domestic violence, but most don't know how to help NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Domestic violence affects more women than breast, lung, and ovarian cancer combined, but it's a topic that many people find difficult to discuss. Research from The Allstate Foundation found that more than 50 percent of Americans say they wouldn't know what do to help a victim of domestic violence. Additionally, it showed...

2013-11-04 23:28:26

Rustin Kluge, owner of Apogee Speed & Agility in an interview with JeffZelaya.com announced that they will be adding an Anti-Bullying program in his coaching sessions. The new program will be named: “Be The Game Changer" Miami Beach, Florida (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Rustin Kluge will add an Anti- Bullying program to his Speed and Agility Training sessions called “BE the GAME CHANGER” a 60 minute presentation that will challenge athletes of all ages to play a part in BEING...

2013-10-31 23:38:17

Depression is a common symptom for adults who suffered childhood abuse. In recognition of National Depression Awareness Month, Praeclarus Press announces Act It Out, a self-help book that provides exercises that can help abuse survivors improve their physical and mental well-being, and decrease their risk of depression and other symptoms of past abuse. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Childhood physical, sexual or emotional abuse can cause long-term harm, often lasting well into...

2013-10-31 23:37:48

Succeed Management Solutions now offers a Sexual Harassment online training course that satisfies the rigorous training compliance standards established by California’s AB 1825, and is appropriate nation-wide for organizations who want to efficiently and effectively educate their workforce on anti-discrimination best practices. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Workplace sexual harassment recognition and prevention is an important issue facing organizations today. Companies are responsible for...

2013-10-31 23:32:58

Trails Carolina wilderness program for teens joins National Bullying Awareness month. Asheville, North Carolina (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Trails Carolina, a wilderness program for adolescent girls and boys ages 10 - 17, located in Western North Carolina, joins National Bullying Awareness Month. It is reported that 70% of grade school students report bullying as an ongoing problem and 90% of middle school aged children report being bullied. Bullying is an increasing concern for children...

2013-10-31 23:30:00

This season, give the gift of safety. Kidpower International “People Safety” books offer inspiring stories, easy lessons, cartoon illustrations, and age-appropriate, fun, skill-building curriculum that helps prepare children, teens and adults to build strong, healthy relationships and avoid or stop bullying, abuse, abduction and other violence. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Know any parents or teachers looking for upbeat, fun ways to help kids be safe with peers, adult...

2013-10-31 14:35:58

Over 15 million children are exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) each year, and the health consequences of this exposure are well-documented. The Institute of Medicine and the United States Preventive Services Task Force recommend routine screening for intimate partner violence (IPV) in women of childbearing age. These recommendations represent an important step forward in improving the health of women affected by IPV. In discussions about healthcare providers' role in IPV...

2013-10-30 23:35:00

Community Matters, the nation’s foremost bullying bystander education organization, today announces that it has been published in SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidenced-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) for its Safe School Ambassadors® program. Sebastopol, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Community Matters, the nation’s foremost bullying bystander education organization, today announces that it has been published in the prestigious SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidenced-based...

2013-10-30 14:14:22

Most parents who experienced intimate partner violence had children that grew to face violence in their own adult relationships, according to a study published by the Crime Victims' Institute at Sam Houston State University. "These families, unfortunately, were not able to break the cycle of violence," said Kelly Knight, an Assistant Professor at the College of Criminal Justice and the primary author of the study. "Most parents who had experienced intimate partner violence had children who...


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2009-04-28 16:36:07

Chicago police sergeant, Louis R. Vitullo, focused his career in the city's crime lab and eventually because chief microanalyst. He created an organized method by which to collect and analyze evidence in sexual assault cases. The tools necessary to follow this process are all contained together in a standardized kit, originally called a Vitullo kit. Today, they are more commonly referred to as SAEK or rape kits. Louis Vitullo died on January 3, 2006 at Good Shepherd Hospital in...

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