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    Stretching the Heartstrings: Being a SANE Nurse

    Caring for victims in their darkest hour.

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A Second Life

Kintsugi, or Kintsukuroi, is the centuries-old Japanese art of fixing broken pottery. Rather than rejoin ceramic pieces with a camouflaged adhesive, the technique employs a special tree sap lacquer dusted with powdered gold, silver, or platinum. This unique method celebrates each artifact’s unique history by emphasizing its fractures and breaks instead of hiding or disguising…
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Music Therapy for Life

Survivors of intimate partner violence can experience long lasting effects.  Lorna E. Segall, Director of Music Therapy at University of Louisville, writes about how music therapy is showing promise with survivors of intimate partner violence. What is Music Therapy? The American Music Therapy Association defines music therapy as, “The clinical and evidence-based use of music…
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Announcing the 2020 Women of Distinction

Each year, The Center honors five Women of Distinction at our annual gala, the Celebration of Service and Survival, our largest fundraising event. Since 1988 The Center has recognized over 170 outstanding Women of Distinction who have been instrumental in shaping our community as we know it today.  Just as The Center’s diverse services combine to…
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Don’t forget the Gift Cards

The sweet celebration of the holidays are among us. It’s time to start writing your holiday shopping lists and sharing the joy of giving with others. Many retailers sell gift cards and it never fails there’s someone on your list who ends up with that small envelope of goodness. At the Center for Women and…
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Holiday Giving at The Center

Are you thinking about how you can make an impact this holiday season? Please consider supporting The Center in the following ways: Gift Cards – Empower those we serve and help them on their journey to breaking free and taking control of their lives. Financial Support – Every day we depend on the financial generosity…
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Safe Haven Foster Family: Megan & Opie

Did you know animals can be victims of domestic and intimate partner violence? Abusers often harm—or threaten to harm—the family pet to demonstrate control over the family. Nearly 50 percent of domestic violence victims have delayed leaving their abuser because they fear what might happen to their pets if they have to leave them behind….
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