December 2012

Talking to Children About Traumatic Events: How to Help Your Child Cope

Posted on: Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Keywords: Sandy Hook, Mass Shooting, Child Trauma, Talking to Children, Coping with Violence

Safe Horizon helps thousands of people touched by violence each year. In the wake of a major tragedy, such as the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, many feel overwhelmed and wonder how to talk to their children. Here are some steps...

Safe Horizonís Maureen Curtis and Amy Edelstein Recognized at the New York City Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers 6th Annual Leadership Awards Dinner

Posted on: Monday, December 10, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, NASW-NYC, NASW, Maureen Curtis, Amy Edelstein, Leadership

On Thursday, December 6, the New York City Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-NYC) hosted its 6th Annual Leadership Awards Dinner. The event recognizes social work leaders who have made substantive contributions to the field and demonstrated...

Safe Horizonís Liz Roberts Discusses Decline in Intimate Partner Violence & Importance of the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization

Posted on: Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Domestic Violence, Liz Roberts, Intimate Partner Violence, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Violence Against Women Act

U.S. Violence Data Bolsters Case for Passing VAWA.  The lame-duck Congress has two weeks left to renew the Violence Against Women Act. Safety advocates say new data about a stunning drop in intimate-partner violence is good reason for lawmakers to...

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