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Christina Finds Life-saving Legal Support at DAP

Christina Finds Life-saving Legal Support at DAP October 4, 2016 Christina lived in constant fear. She feared she would never be fully safe from her abuser. Christina’s husband, Dan, had been abusing Christina and her kids emotionally and psychologically for years. Dan would call Christina names in front of their kids and threaten her. She’d been contemplating a divorce for months, but...

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DAP hosts Humphrey Fellow from Pakistan

This week Domestic Abuse Project had the unique privilege of hosting a Humphrey fellow. Neelum Khan Toru is a member of a Humphrey Fellowship pilot program that focuses on executive leadership. This program brought together ten different leaders from all over the world for a week of Seminars at Harvard, and then connected them with institutions all over the country that best matched their...

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Marine Corps Receives Change Step Training and Helps Veterans Change Abusive Behavior

In July two therapists, Sean and Mariah found themselves on the coast of sunny California. But they weren’t there to enjoy the sun and surf – they were training roughly 30 social workers of the Marine Corps at Camp Pendleton in Domestic Abuse Project’s Change Step model. Change Step was created in 2012 to provide services that address the specific issues faced by veterans of the Armed...

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