Each October, victim assistance organizations all over the United States join hands beneath the purple banner of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), uniting under a shared commitment to raise awareness about the scourge of intimate partner.
An act of domestic violence occurs every 15 seconds in the United States, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Estimated to affect 12 million people every year, domestic violence hotlines receive more than 20,000 calls per.
Domestic violence is a significant societal problem affecting the mental, emotional, and physical well-being of millions of Americans each year. In addition to the impact on victims, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that costs.
ADDRESSING THE IMPACT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE When most people think about workplace violence, a classic scenario often comes to mind: A disgruntled employee who was fired or is otherwise angry with the company enters the workplace.