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The Danger When Animal Abuse Co-Occurs with Family Violence: Strategies and Policies for Keeping Families Safe

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April 7, 2016
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


The Danger When Animal Abuse Co-Occurs with Family Violence: Strategies and Policies for Keeping Families Safe

Thursday, April 7, 2016 / 1:00-2:30 Eastern Time

Hosted by: The National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit

Presented by: Allie Phillips, author, attorney and advocate.

Content: When family violence is present, the pet is often targeted to gain silence and compliance of an intimate partner and their children. This workshop will delve into the newest research and theories addressing how animals are used by batterers in family violence and how failing to address animal abuse can contribute to continued violence in the home. Discussion will include strategies for intervention and programs to assist families with pets flee abusive homes and find safety.

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