Summer 2019 Newsletter

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In this newsletter:

1. Kansas Conference for Ending Sexual and Domestic Violence 2019
2. Two New Kansas Laws Help Victims
3. KCSDV Statewide Training and Technical Assistance Project
4. Innovative Mentoring Strategy for Youth Exposed to Domestic Violence
5. Mental Health, Substance Use, and Trauma
6. SOS, Inc.’s Capital Campaign
7. Glad You Asked: What is Financial Abuse?
8. Resources

Engaging in Equity, Accountability, and Justice

“When you make the system work for the most marginalized and at risk, you help the system work better for everyone.”
— Lisalyn Jacobs, Guest Speaker

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Two New Kansas Laws Help Victims

Kristin’s Law and a new housing protections law help protect victims.

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KCSDV Statewide Training and Technical Assistance Project

Over 1,050 professionals were trained in July 2018 – May 2019.

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Innovative Mentoring Strategy for Youth Exposed to Domestic Violence

Programs focus on well-being and personal connections, communication with non-abusing parents and caregivers, and personal safety.

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Mental Health, Substance Use, and Trauma

Being trauma-informed means we meet all people where they are and help them find physical and emotional safety.

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SOS, Inc.’s Capital Campaign

SOS’ emergency shelter and advocacy services will be under one roof.

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Glad You Asked: What is Financial Abuse?

Abusers use this tactic in 99 percent of domestic violence cases.

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Resources

Find help in Kansas, or in another state or nationally. Find a sexual assault nurse examiner.

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This project was supported by Grant No. 2017-MU-AX-0006 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

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