BREAK THE SILENCE
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE EDUCATIONAL EVENT SERIES

Our Break the Silence event series is a free monthly community education and awareness program.

 

BTS sessions are designed to engage supporters, victims, and survivors in an ongoing dialogue exploring the many facets of domestic violence, our services, and the services of vital partners in the Lowcountry. 

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Break the Silence

Upcoming Sessions

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SURVIVAL & MENTAL HEALTH

May 27, 2021

12pm EST

FEATURING

  • Sydney Conrad, MSH Director of Education + Training

  • Featured speakers to be announced

DISCUSSION GUIDE

Details to be announced

FREE REGISTRATION

Registration* is now open, here.

*note: you do NOT need a Facebook account to register or attend!

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Break the Silence

Series Catalogue

Supporting Survivors of Sexual Violence

April 2021

FEATURING

  • Sydney Conrad​​, MSH Director of Education + Training

  • Adriana Mattingly, LISW-CP, Sexual Assault Services Program Coordinator and Project Therapist, MUSC

  • Alex Russell, MSW, Executive Director of Tri-Country S.P.E.A.K.S.

SUMMARY

The discussion covers: 

  • How sexual violence impacts the overall health of our community, 

  • How community agencies are working individually and in coordinated effort to support victims and end sexual violence, and

  • How individuals can help those others impacted by sexual violence and help bring an end to sexual violence in our community.

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HOW TO TALK TO YOUR TEEN ABOUT DATING VIOLENCE

February 2021

FEATURING

  • Sydney Conrad​​, MSH Director of Education + Training

  • Tiffany Hall, MSH Parent/Child Advocate

SUMMARY

Discussion of critical aspects of engaging with your teen to discuss:

  • Preparing to Date

  • Toxic Thinking

  • Upstander vs. Bystander Behavior

  • Recognizing the Signs

  • Continuing the Conversation

RESOURCES

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WHAT IF I DON'T NEED SHELTER? 

HOW COMMUNITY CASE MANAGEMENT SUPPORTS THE SURVIVOR'S JOURNEY

March 2021

FEATURING

  • Sydney Conrad​​, MSH Director of Education + Training

  • Khalilah Sumners, MSH Director of Victim Services

  • Sarah Oliver, The Formation Project

SUMMARY

Discussion of vital community case management services:

  • What is Community Case Management?

  • How does Community Case Management support victims on their journey to survival?

  • How can victims in the Lowcountry access Community Case Management services and benefit the program?

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