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Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse offers educational presentations and workshops about domestic abuse to community members and organizations. The purpose of this Emerge! service is to increase awareness about domestic abuse by defining abuse, dispelling its myths, and by providing information to help those in abusive relationship.

Below, you will find descriptions of these educational opportunities, as well as contact information for a staff member who can assist you with additional information and answer any questions you might have.


 

Introduction to Domestic Abuse & Emerge! Services

This is a 30 minute to 2 hour presentation held at your location that provides a thorough overview of Domestic Abuse including the dynamics of domestic abuse, power and control, effects of abuse on children, how to help, safety planning and Emerge! services. This presentation is by request only and available to the community.

To submit your request for any of the below presentations, click this link: Community Education Request Form

Please Note: We have limited capacity to provide presentations and cannot accommodate every request. Please submit your request at least one month in advanced. You will receive a response within two weeks.

 


 

Domestic Abuse Workshop

Like the Introduction to Domestic Abuse and Emerge! Services presentation, this three-hour workshop provides a thorough overview of Domestic Abuse including the dynamics of domestic abuse, power and control, effects of abuse on children, how to help, safety planning and Emerge! services.

The workshop is held at the Emerge! offices on a quarterly basis and is open to the community. Call 795-8001 ext. 7019 or email sarahjv@emergecenter.org to register.

To view a list of upcoming workshop dates, click this link: Domestic Abuse Workshop Dates

 


 

Safety is Beautiful Workshop

SIBLogo1_croppedSafety is Beautiful is a presentation that promotes domestic abuse awareness for salon professionals, who we have found through our research, are likely to interact with victims of abuse. We tailor the length of the presentation to the availability of the salon while still providing all the necessary information to know how to recognize, respond and refer. While we are aware that the need for domestic abuse awareness for the community is great, we struggle with capacity to reach out to all of the Southern Arizona salons therefore we look to identify individuals from the salon community that would be interested in representing and doing peer presentations for their peers in other salons in the community. The peer educator would receive in depth training by our staff. This program is in partnership with Tucson’s salon professionals and Pima County Attorney’s Office.

To RSVP, request a schedule or for more information, email outreach@emergecenter.org or contact Sarah Jiménez-Valdez at 520.795.8001