CASA for Douglas County

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Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Kimberly Thomas
Main Address:
2412 St. Mary's Avenue
Omaha, NE 68105

Wisdom Wednesday: Domestic Violence 101: What You Need to Know to Support Youth

This Wisdom Wednesday presentation is an opportunity to learn more about domestic violence and how it affects youth. Whether youth are the victims in a teen dating relationship, or witness their parents in a domestic violence situation, abuse goes far beyond the physical impacts. During this presentation, we will discuss ways youth are impacted and how you can support them through intervention and prevention.

At the conclusion of this Zoom presentation, advocates will:
-Understand the behaviors and tactics used in domestic violence
-Recognize red flags that may indicate domestic violence is impacting a young person
-Know a variety of ways to support youth and help prevent domestic violence

Participants will receive 1 hour of continuing education credit.

Sara Eliason is the Prevention & Education Director at the Women's Center for Advancement (WCA), where she has been working for five years. In her role, she oversees domestic and sexual violence prevention efforts, and provides presentations to organizations, business, and in classrooms to increase our community's awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault. She studied International Relations & Politics at Scripps College, and earned her Masters of Public Administration from UNO.

Alexander Cayetano, Director of Volunteer & Community Engagement,

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2412 St Mary's Avenue
Omaha, NE 68105
United States


March 3, 2021 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm