Types Of Domestic Violence Abuse

Categories: Education and Training, Get Involved, Spokane Resources
What are some types of abuse that can happen in domestic violence relationships? While each case is unique, abusers use a range of abusive behavior to control their patterns including physical, emotional, psychological, sexual, financial, and spiritual abuse. Often, it is difficult to identify various forms of abuse, particularly when they are indirect or not …

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How To Help A Friend In An Abusive Relationship

Categories: Community, Education and Training, Get Involved, Spokane Resources
It can be difficult to know what to do if you suspect a friend, co-worker, or family member is in an abusive intimate partner relationship.  We have provided some tips and suggestions to consider. How To Help A Friend Let them know that you support them and are willing to listen without judgment Don’t force them …

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Domestic Violence Fact vs Myths

Categories: Education and Training, Get Involved
There are many common myths about domestic violence. This October, during Domestic Violence Action Month, YWCA Spokane will debunk some of these myths to help End The Silence that so often surrounds domestic violence.  Consider sharing these facts online and with loved ones to help educate and spread awareness about domestic violence. PRINT & SHARE DV …

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2017 Law Enforcement Breakfast – Photo Gallery

Categories: Awards, Community, Events, Impact, Success Stories
Today, at YWCA Spokane’s 4th annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast we had the honor of recognizing the outstanding efforts, compassion, and positive impact officers and detectives within our community have had on the lives of survivors of domestic violence. We know that a victim’s initial interaction with law enforcement is a key factor in whether …

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