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Prevent family violence by yam Posted Mon 26 Sep 2011 12:00am Changing times and shifting lifestyles lead to confusion and uncertainty in many families. This can lead to abuse of children and wives. Family violence is a crime. It can be psychological or physical abuse of any family member, and ranges from insulting, threatening, yelling, grabbing, biting, hitting, punching, kicking to raping or even k ... Read on »
Family Violence Q&A by Dr. Tina Tessina, Phd "Dr. Romance" Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 19 May 2014 9:37pm Q: My spouse and I often have arguments over the “small stuff.” How do we get past this so that we are not constantly bickering? A: I’ll bet neither of you would argue with your boss or work colleagues, or your children’s teachers the way you argue with each other. You have choices—you don’t have to argue with each other. Instead of acting li ... Read on »
DOVE Program at Northwest Hospital Helps Families Overcome Domestic Violence by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Tue 16 Oct 2012 6:00am The voicemail that Katie’s mother left didn’t ask her what she wanted for dinner, or even what time she was expected back from her high school soccer game; it cautioned her not to come home that night. When her mother picked her up from a friend’s house that next morning, Katie saw why: “When she arrived, she had a black eye, multiple cuts, bru ... Read on »
DOVE Program at Northwest Hospital Helps Families Overcome Domestic Violence by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Apr 2013 6:00am April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This month recognizes all that we can do to preserve and protect the health and well-being of all children, and challenges us to effect positive changes in our communities. To commemorate National Child Abuse Prevention Month, we are running a blog post about how the DOVE program at Northwest Hosp ... Read on »
DOVE Program at Northwest Hospital Helps Families Overcome Domestic Violence by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Wed 09 Oct 2013 6:00am October 9 is Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day. This day challenges us, as health care providers, to do  all that we can do to preserve and protect the health and well-being of all families, and challenges us to effect positive changes in our communities. To commemorate Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day, we are running a blog post a ... Read on »
Keeping violence in the family by Laura Patient Expert Posted Thu 12 Aug 2010 5:00am I'm sure I should not be more moved by a professional actor talking about an emotional issue than anyone else but... Patrick Stewart talks about domestic violence Try to remain cynical as you watch this. I couldn't. Read on »
The Family Court Crisis: Victim of Domestic Violence Sentenced to Jail in Michigan by Maria Phelps Posted Tue 23 Mar 2010 12:00am FAMILY LAW JUDGE SENTENCES DISABLED MOTHER TO 21 DAYS IN JAIL Allegan County, Michigan - February 27th 2010. A Family court judge in Allegan County, Michigan sentenced disabled protective mother Maria Melinn to jail for 21 days in response to non payment of child support. Maria has been unable to work and thus pay child support due to ... Read on »
More Than 1 in 4 U.S. Kids Witness Violence Between Parents: Study by HealthFinder Posted Fri 21 Oct 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink Children also see parents physically abuse their siblings and other relatives, researchers say. ... Read on »
LifeBridge Health Acknowledges Domestic Violence Awareness Month by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Fri 05 Oct 2012 6:00am Nearly one quarter of women will experience abuse at the hands of an intimate partner in their lifetimes. Certain statistics, like this one, are so overwhelming, so seemingly insurmountable, that we tuck them away with the other bits of information overload we experience in any given day. Peel each of these women out of the amorphous quarter, t ... Read on »
Is Your Colleague Struggling with Domestic Violence? by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Oct 2012 6:00am Though we often mistake family violence as a matter of smashed plates behind closed doors, there are far more subtle signs and far more lasting consequences. “Abuse can impact someone’s work,” says Audrey Bergin, manager, Domestic Violence (DOVE) Program at Northwest Hospital . Injuries can certainly keep someone from clocking in, but a partne ... Read on »