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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. “15.5 million children in the United States live in families in which partner violence occurred at least once in the past year.” – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Violent Childhood Experiences and the Risk of Intimate Partner Violence in Adults, 2003. https://safehouse-denver.org/domestic-violence/information/children.html This static rattles me every time I report it. […]

Abusers frequently have the following characteristics:

This information was shared by Abuse No More on Facebook.  It is a wonderful list, full of validation for those living with domestic violence. Abusers frequently have the following characteristics: Often blow up in anger at small incidents. He or she is often easily insulted, claiming hurt feelings when he or she is really very […]

The War Within: Sexual Abuse in the Military by Savannah Martin

Savannah Martin from The Social Work Degree Center has written today’s blog.  Thank you Savannah! The War Within: Sexual Abuse in the Military http://www.socialworkdegreecenter.com/sexual-abuse/ This is a topic that goes under the radar even more so than most abuse cases.  The military is not a safe place for our women.  Thank you for raising our […]

New children’s book demystifies school violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EDITORS: For review copies or interview requests, contact: Marketing Services Tel: 1-866-928-1240 Fax: 812-961-3133 Email: pressreleases@westbowpress.com (When requesting a review copy please provide a street address) New children’s book demystifies school violence ‘Students Can Help Keep Schools Safe’ teaches children how to prevent, report school violence DENVER, Colo. – According to the […]

Students Can Help Keep Schools Safe: Safety at school made easy

This link just went live last week. You can now place orders for your own copy of Students Can Help Keep Schools Safe. This book retails for $16.95, schools receive a significant discount. Group or school order call: 1-866-928-1240 Ex. 5022. No minimum order required. This book is part of the solution to the school […]

New Release March 2014

After 15 months in production Students Can Help Keep Schools Safe will be released in March by West Bow Press. This book is the second in my school violence prevention series. The Bad Guys was the first book, The Bad Guys is for readers in preschool to 3rd grade.  Students Can Help Keep Schools Safe […]

Letter to Colorado General Assembly regarding domestic violence legislation

I attended a rally with Mom’s Demand Action in October.  They asked the group to write letters to Senator’s and Representatives at the Colorado General Assembly.  It has taken me some time, better late than never.  Below is my letter you can cut and paste this and send it to your representative.  They need to hear […]

Kindle Edition of The Bad Guys now available

  The Bad Guys is now available on Kindle. This book teachers students preschool to 3rd grade about school violence prevention. It also has a comprehensive teacher’s guide and student journal pages. http://www.amazon.com/Guys-Students-Help-Schools-ebook/dp/B00DWKE8ZS/ref=tmm_kin_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1375049541&sr=1-1

Postage Stamps for Peace

I have just created two postage stamps for The Bad Guys and Students Can Help Keep Schools Safe The Bad Guys Stamp: http://www.zazzle.com/postage_for_schools-172777986594300569 Students Can Help Keep Schools Safe Stamp: http://www.zazzle.com/school_safety_prevention_stamp-172342132051905965    

Mayors Against Illegal Guns

6/28/13 Found this resource today for anti gun violence: http://www.mayorsagainstillegalguns.org/html/home/home.shtml So many, many Mayors to contact about the books.  Is there an app. for this?