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Family Violence

“Maid”- Breaking the Cycle of Abuse

By Cathy Schiffer, LCSW The 2021 Netflix Limited Series “Maid” casts light on the struggles of a young mother attempting to flee the domestically violent relationship between her and her boyfriend, the father of her child. Alex is a young, intelligent, beautiful woman who is the mother of a 3-year-old child. She loves her daughter; …

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Family violence

Program Highlight: Family Violence Intervention

When most people hear about Family Violence Intervention services they think only of domestic violence. However, at JFS, our Family Violence program addresses a broader spectrum of challenges to include victims of family violence, domestic violence, trauma, and crime. This may include people in abusive situations and planning to leave, people in abusive situations and …

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Self-Care Tips During COVID-19

Written by Janelle Gibson, LCSW-S, Director of Family Violence Intervention Services S- START EACH DAY WITH SELF-CARE.  Begin every day doing something for yourself before you think of work, job hunting, taking care of children, etc.  Make your care a priority before anything else.  It may be you enjoy your morning coffee or tea while relaxing in your …

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