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June 18, 2020

Choose to Change: Your Behavior, Your Choice’: A new community-based men’s behavior change toolkit

Traditionally, domestic abuse accountability and intervention efforts with men who choose violence have been focused on arrest, courts and men’s behavior change programs. While these endeavors are critical to community efforts around accountability and safety for survivors, we know that most men who choose violence may never touch these systems.
May 11, 2020

You Got This! A Message From a Safe & Together Faculty to Her Peers

Finding our way through unchartered territory can be stress-inducing. Some of us want/need to know everything. Others want/need to feel less inundated by all of the swirling and ever-changing information and recommendations. We are currently being asked to change almost everything about how we live our lives.
April 18, 2020

Shared pandemic-related fears offer us new opportunities to engage men in response to escalating domestic violence

With widely held fears that domestic violence and child abuse and neglect rates are increasing during this period and the reduction of informal and formal supports […]
April 7, 2020

Now is not the time for child welfare to lose focus on domestic violence

March 23, 2020

Blog Series: Safe & Together in a Time of Crisis Part 2

Part 2: COVID-19, Custody & Access and Domestic Abuse: How to assess and respond By David Mandel, Founder & Executive Director of the Safe & Together […]
March 18, 2020

Blog Series: Safe & Together in a Time of Crisis  

Part 1: How to adapt your domestic abuse assessments during the pandemic By David Mandel, Founder & Executive Director of the Safe & Together Institute During […]
May 1, 2020

Episode 15: Coercive Control, Entrapment & Isolation: An interview with Luke & Ryan Hart

About Episode 15 Before he murdered their mother Claire and their sister Charlotte, Luke and Ryan Hart’s father spent years justifying his control by telling them […]
April 6, 2020

Episode 14, Caring for self while caring for others: An interview with Laura van Dernoot Lipksy

About Episode 14: Caring for self while caring for others: An interview with Laura van Dernoot Lipksy In this episode, Ruth and David have a discussion with […]
March 24, 2020

Episode 13: Mapping domestic violence perpetrator’s use of COVID-19 pandemic to increase coercive control

About Episode 13 In this episode Ruth & David outline an emerging checklist for professionals and families to help them map perpetrator’s patterns of behavior in […]