Collected money from standing outside asking passerby's for donations that went towards Salvation Army.
Watch a series of motivation interviewing with survivors in three parts. The interviews were real life role plays of interviews with survivors and DV advocates and one interview with a social worker. I also watched a video on strategies in motivating clients to change which tied into the survivor interviews because you could see the techniques in practice as it related to domestic violence.
Watched a series of domestic violence support group interactions, a ted talk on why women do not leave, and several how to counsel domestic violence survivors.
Watched Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America
This documentary detailed the Duluth model of how to respond to and reduce domestic violence. The Duluth model is widely used throughout the United States. The film also chronicles the story of Kim Mosher who attended the Safe Haven shelter in 2008.
Completed the webinar "Creating Opportunities for Safety and Change in Supervised Visitation Programs". A policy framework for working with men who use violence. There was also a video about Mary's Place. Mary's place is a supervised visitation center. The theory is that providing visitation provides motivation rather than punishment.
Completed two webinars, Addressing Stigma within Healthcare and Social Service and A change Packet for Advancing Trauma informed care in the primary setting.
Battered Intervention Programs training for staff of social service programs.
Finished rough draft of domestic violence resource list.
Worked on Resource list for the front desk. Conducted an online search of domestic violence resources in Pierce County.
I watched the documentary Private Violence.
I also researched the use of yoga to help with the trauma of domestic violence because the next support group with Our Sisters House will be doing yoga.
I studied the Power and Control Domestic Violence in America. The survivors, medical, and medical modules. Watching these video interviews led me to certain questions to ask when I attend the next DV support group.
What agencies worked for you (medical, legal, social) and why?
What chronic health problems do you suffer from has a result of your experience?
Have the medical conditions you suffer has a result of the violence you experienced ever been addressed?
I worked on putting together a domestic violence resource list for the front desk of the Salvation Army.
After a volunteer orientation I had a planning session to plan what my internship would look like and what activities I would do. I also toured the facility.
The training was about volunteer responsibilities has it relates to the Salvation Army mission. It covered appropriate conduct with children and vulnerable adults and the responsibility to report abuse. I also completed a background check.