JCHS VOICE Program Events

JCHS VOICE

The VOICE (Violence Can End) Program hosts several events throughout the year to raise awareness around the issues of sexual assault, domestic and dating violence, and stalking. The list below gives an overview of these events, but this list is not inclusive. If you have questions about VOICE sponsored events, please contact Sarah Higginbotham at (540) 985-9711 or sehigginbotham@jchs.edu

  • Self-defense classes
  • Red Flag Campaign
  • Green Dot Initiative
  • Movie Nights
  • Take Back the Night
  • Stalking (January), Sexual Assault (April) and Domestic Violence (October) Awareness Months events 
  • Speakers
  • Holiday Pledge and Tree Decorating
  • Semester RA Programs

 

Register Now for the "Intimate Partner Violence 101" Workshop
Friday, Jan. 28, 2011

JCHS and the VOICE (Violence Can End) Program are hosting the Family Violence Coordinating Council’s, “Intimate Partner Violence 101: An Introduction to Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking” on Friday, Jan. 28, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The workshop will be held on the JCHS campus in Room 617 at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital, 101 Elm Avenue, Roanoke, Virginia.  

This event is open to the public and all JCHS students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate. Training topics will include:

  • An overview of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking
  • Post separation violence
  • Batterer’s intervention
  • The effects of domestic violence on children
  • Medical/forensic issues associated with domestic violence and sexual assault
  • Legal perspectives involving family abuse protective orders, stalking, domestic violence and sexual assault
  • Coordinated community response

Space is limited and preregistration is required. You can download a registration form, along with more information about this workshop, by visiting 2432_IPV_Training_1-28-11.doc on the JCHS website.   Box lunches will be provided during the event. There is a $12 registration fee to cover the cost of the lunch.

For more information, contact Sara Cole, Council of Community Services, at (540) 985-0131, ext. 205, or via e-mail at sarac@councilofcommunityservices.org. Or, you may contact Sarah Higginbotham, JCHS VOICE Program Coordinator, at (540) 985-9711 or via e-mail at sehigginbotham@jchs.edu.