Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Huron Hospital Domestic Violence Forum

Michele Sorrell, SANE Coordinator at Huron Hospital, and staff from the Domestic Violence Center will be holding a forum at Huron Hospital on Domestic Violence.

Friday, March 5, 2010
8:30am – 10:30am and 4pm – 6pm
Huron Hospital Auditorium

The forum is in response to the Huron Hospital/Cleveland Clinic nurses who were killed in recent years because of domestic violence.

The agenda for the forum is as follows:

Brief Overview of Definitions of Domestic Violence/ Intimate Partner Violence

Helping Ourselves and Helping Others: 2 Cleveland Clinic
Employee’s Perspectives

If I Think Someone is Being Harmed, What Do I Do?

Ingredients for a Healthy Relationship

The Program Goal of the presentation is to impart critical knowledge to those present about the impact of domestic violence on the lives of patients, co-workers and family and friends.

Program Objectives include the following:

· Obtain a base of knowledge regarding the scope and prevalence of domestic violence;

· Acquire an understanding of the definition of domestic violence, cycle of violence, power and
control and windows of opportunity to intervene;

· Learn effective ways to help one’s self and others regarding the issue of domestic violence;

· Understand the importance of healthy relationships in personal and professional

If you are interested in attending the forum or have questions, please contact Michele at or 216.761.8278.

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