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DOH PINELLAS - LEARN TO SPOT AND SAFETY INTERVENE IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SITUATIONS

By Maggie Hall, PIO - Contact Number: 727-824-6908

October 13, 2015

LEARN TO SPOT AND SAFETY INTERVENE IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SITUATIONS 

Expert panel to provide tips on Oct. 19

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and a local panel of experts from various Pinellas agencies will discuss how to spot domestic violence and how to intervene safely.

From 10 AM to 12 PM on Monday, Oct. 19, the "How to be a Better Bystander" panel will discuss ways to recognize the signs of domestic violence in an event sponsored by the Domestic Violence Taskforce. The location is Room 109 on the second floor of the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County (DOH-Pinellas), 205 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N., St. Petersburg.

Panelists include:

  • Chief Tony Holloway, St. Petersburg Police
  • Pat Riley Sanderson, Community Action Stops Abuse (CASA)
  • Treasure Montana, Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
  • Denise Hughes-Conlon, Pinellas County Ex-Offender Reentry Coalition
  • David Swindall, Domestic Violence Task Force's Batterer Intervention Program
  • Amy Edwards, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Admission is free and registration is not required.

For information about DOH-Pinellas, go to www.PinellasHealth.com.

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