Volunteer UCF Raises Domestic Violence Awareness


credit: Team In Focus

Volunteer UCF, along with Victim Services, is bringing attention to domestic and dating violence, the primary cause of injury to women, at a recently held campus event.

Students at the event were being educated about the red flags of domestic abuse. The red flags are essential in the awareness process as some people may tend to ignore the signs that they're being led to abusive behavior.


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Federal Programs Related to - Family Violence Prevention

Programs that attempt to reduce the incidence of child abuse, elder abuse and spouse abuse in family settings through a variety of educational interventions which may focus on children of various ages, parents, people who work with families and/or the community at large. Abuse of the Elderly; Abuse Prevention; Crimes Against the Elderly; Elder Abuse; Granny Bashing; Granny Dumping; King Lear Syndrome; Violence Prevention; Violence in the Family; Violent Families

Federal Programs Related to - Human Services, General/Other

Programs that support the personal and social development of individuals and families; provide care, protection and supervision; and enhance the individual's independence and ability to manage his or her own resources.

See also: Food (K03); Health Care (Major Group E); Housing (Major Group L); Legal Services (I05); Mental Health, Substance Abuse (Major Group F); Recreation & Sports (Major Group N); Youth Development (Major Group O)

Use references: Community Services; Multiservice Programs; Neighborhood Multipurpose Centers; Settlement House Programs; Social Services; Social Work




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