counseling http://michiganradio.org en A child grieves with markers, pens, and crayons http://michiganradio.org/post/child-grieves-markers-pens-and-crayons <p>A little more than a year ago, there were four people in the Reynolds family. Mon, 11 Jun 2012 10:30:00 +0000 Kyle Norris 7816 at http://michiganradio.org A child grieves with markers, pens, and crayons Safe at Home (Part 3): Women who use force http://michiganradio.org/post/safe-home-part-3-women-who-use-force <p><em>October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. At Michigan Radio we have been looking at how domestic violence affects our community, and what programs there are for survivors and abusers that keep people safe at home.</em></p><p>Often, discussions about domestic abuse focus on men who use violence. The National Institute of justice <a href="http://www.nij.gov/topics/crime/intimate-partner-violence/measuring.htm">reports</a> that 90 percent of &quot;systematic, persistent, and injurious&quot; violence against an intimate partner is committed by men. But what about female aggressors?</p> Wed, 12 Oct 2011 17:31:33 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 4562 at http://michiganradio.org Safe at Home (Part 3): Women who use force Safe at Home (Part 2): Stopping men who batter http://michiganradio.org/post/safe-home-part-2-stopping-men-who-batter <p>October is domestic violence awareness month. At Michigan Radio, we are taking a look at how domestic violence impacts our communities.</p><p>What support and intervention programs are in place to assist those impacted by domestic violence?</p><p>We have already spoken with the Director of Safe House Center in Ann Arbor, which provides assistance to those impacted by domestic violence or sexual assault.</p><p>Now we want to look at the other side of the equation. Jenn White, host of Michigan Radio&rsquo;s All Things Considered, speaks with David Garvin, Senior Director at Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County. &nbsp;</p><p>Garvin manages the Alternatives to Domestic Aggression (ADA) program, a 52 week batterer intervention program that specializes in changing the behavior patterns of men who abuse their intimate partners. Typically, men who participate in the program have been court ordered to do so.</p><p> Tue, 11 Oct 2011 17:26:25 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 4545 at http://michiganradio.org Safe at Home (Part 2): Stopping men who batter