Tackling Domestic Violence: Are We Winning or Losing?

October 9, 2014 :: Michele Montgomery, BSW, RSW
Moderated by Bev Muendel-Atherstone

This past September, NFL football star for the Baltimore Ravens, Ray Price, was suspended indefinitely after a video circulated showing him beating his (now) wife in an elevator. Sports commentators and others rushed to condemn, and it seemed unanimous – beating your wife will not be tolerated. It is clearly not fashionable or “in” to beat your wife.

Does this mean the struggle to overcome domestic violence has been won and can we expect to see such violence fade away to a distant memory?

Speaker: Michele Montgomery, BSW, RSW

Michele has been with the Government of Alberta since 1984, working in a variety of program areas, predominantly with Family Court and Child Protection. She has been specializing in the area of domestic violence and bullying since 2002 and is passionate about sharing her knowledge and educating the community to create safe environments where children and families can thrive. She is also an avid volunteer, and works full time as the mother of two great kids, with her husband, Bill.
Moderator: Bev Muendel-Atherstone
Date: Thursday, October 9, 2014
Time: Noon - 1:30 PM (30 minutes each for presentation, lunch and Q & A) Location: Country Kitchen Catering (Lower level of The Keg) 1715 Mayor Magrath Dr. S
Cost: $11.00 (includes lunch) or $2.00 (includes coffee/tea at the presentation only)

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