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Event in Recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
EVENT IN RECOGNITION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH AT OCC
Ocean County College will mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October with a speaker presentation and panel discussion, scheduled from 12:30-1:45 p.m. on Monday, October 28, in Room 104 of the Gateway Building, on the OCC main campus in Toms River. Admission is free and all are welcome.
The speaker presentation features Tabitha Comery, a local advocate who will share her personal story of the tragic loss of her sister due to domestic violence.
The panel discussion includes representatives from the following community programs and organizations, all of which fight against domestic abuse: Providence House Domestic Violence Services of Catholic Charities, St. Francis Counseling Service Sexual Abuse & Assault Prevention Program, Ocean County Batterer’s Intervention Program, OCC Campus Security and Title IX Officials, as well as Ocean County Assistant Prosecutor Samantha Tucker and Comery.
Local agencies will also be available to share information about their services.
Light refreshments provided by OCC Student Life.
Presented by the OCC Counseling Center in collaboration with the St. Francis Counseling Service Sexual Abuse and Assault Prevention Program. For more information, contact the OCC Counseling Center at 732-255-0386 or [email protected], or visit go.ocean.edu/counseling.