Bari Weinberger delivered a keynote speech at the 4th annual Union County C.A.R.E.S. (Community, Action, Response, Education, Safety) Domestic Violence Symposium, held April 6, 2017, at Kean University. The theme of this year’s Symposium was Hidden Victims of Domestic Violence. Bari delivered the keynote presentation for the panel discussion on male victims of domestic violence.
“I was honored to speak before such a caring and engaged audience and panel. This was an incredible event that opened up a new and powerful dialogue on how to make sure all victims of domestic violence can obtain the support and protection they deserve,” Bari noted.
As part of broadening the conversation started at Union County C.A.R.E.S. event, Bari’s presentation “Acknowledging Male Victims of Domestic Violence” is now available online. Please share with anyone who can benefit from this information:
Sponsored by the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, YWCA Union County, Kean University, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Elizabeth-based Family and Children’s Services, Iris House, Trinitas Regional Medical Center, and the Elizabethtown Healthcare Foundation, this year’s Union County C.A.R.E.S. Symposium featured four panels on individual populations for which there are unique barriers to care and issues related to reporting of incidents of domestic violence: the LGBTQ community, immigrants, the disabled and older adults, and male victims. A total of 15 panelists from fields ranging from law enforcement to medicine to social services and more discussed topics raised by moderators and answered questions from the audience.
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