An Ounce of Prevention

Women In Distress of Broward County, Inc.

You’ve heard the saying an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, that’s what this podcast is all about: building awareness to end domestic violence. Each episode will be breaking down different aspects of the work. We’ll talk to survivors, advocates, community members and others to explore the things that are happening right now and the work that still needs to be done. read less

Episode 4 || What Is Domestic Violence?
Oct 1 2022
Episode 4 || What Is Domestic Violence?
This Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October 2022), we aim to get at the heart of the question, what is domestic violence?Join us as we talk through various types of abuse (#BeyondTheBruises), why victims stay, and other key aspects of understanding domestic violence. And of course, most importantly, learn about ways we can all turn our knowledge and awareness into greater action.EPISODE INFORMATIONHost: Emily Janas, Education & Prevention Manager at Women In DistressGuests: Alisa Gonzalez, Education Specialist at Women In DistressBritney Pierre, Teen Dating Violence Specialist at Women In DistressMusic by: Shane Ivers at in learning more? Check out other DVAM events happening at WID this month:  You can also find us on social media:On Facebook at on Instagram: on Instagram: THE PODCAST"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." This show, brought to you by the Education & Prevention team at Women In Distress in Broward County, FL is building awareness to end domestic violence. Each episode, we’ll be breaking down different aspects of the work – we’ll talk to survivors, advocates, community members, and others to explore the things that are happening right now and the work that still needs to be done. ABOUT WOMEN IN DISTRESSWomen In Distress is the only state-certified, nationally accredited domestic violence center serving Broward County, Florida. Our mission is "To stop domestic abuse for everyone through intervention, education, and advocacy." HELP:If you are in immediate danger:Call 9-1-1Women In Distress (Broward County)24/7 Crisis Hotline: (954) 761-1133 | Florida Relay 711 FL Statewide DV Hotline: 1-800-500-1199 Find your local Florida DV center: DV Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)Text "START" to 88788 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: 988
Episode 2 || Exploring Prevention for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month 2022
Feb 18 2022
Episode 2 || Exploring Prevention for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month 2022
How can we support youth in having healthy relationships? What is it like to go into classrooms and talk about relationships with students? What even IS violence prevention work?Join us for a conversation with the Primary Prevention team at Women In Distress to learn about the work they do in schools and in the community to promote healthy relationships and change our world for the better!February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (#WearOrange), and with our theme this year of "Be Kind To Your Mind" we're highlighting the importance of youth mental health, including healthy relationships with themselves and others!More info about what Women In Distress is doing for TDVAM here.More info about LoveIsRespect, a great national resource for TDV prevention and healthy relationships education!EPISODE INFORMATIONHost: Emily Janas, Education & Prevention Manager at Women In DistressGuests: Danielle Liberal, Teen Dating Violence Specialist at Women In DistressJoan Dominguez, Prevention Specialist at Women In DistressNailin Morera, Prevention Specialist at Women In DistressMusic by: Shane Ivers at THE PODCAST"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." This show, brought to you by the Education & Prevention team at Women In Distress in Broward County, FL is building awareness to end domestic violence. Each episode, we’ll be breaking down different aspects of the work – we’ll talk to survivors, advocates, community members, and others to explore the things that are happening right now and the work that still needs to be done. ABOUT WOMEN IN DISTRESSWomen In Distress is the only state-certified, nationally accredited domestic violence center serving Broward County, Florida. Our mission is "To stop domestic abuse for everyone through intervention, education, and advocacy." HELP:If you are in immediate danger:Call 9-1-1Women In Distress (Broward County)24/7 Crisis Hotline: (954) 761-1133 | TTY/TDD: (954) 527-5385 FL Statewide DV Hotline: 1-800-500-1199 Find your local Florida DV center: DV Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)Text "START" to 88788
Episode 1 || Survivors Speak Series, Vol. 1: "Emmy's Story"
Oct 26 2021
Episode 1 || Survivors Speak Series, Vol. 1: "Emmy's Story"
In this inaugural episode of the "An Ounce of Prevention" podcast (launched during Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October 2021) we'll hear the perspective at the core of understanding domestic violence – the survivor’s.  This episode features an interview between the Family Services Manager at Women In Distress and a survivor who, along with her child, has received services with us at WID. Episode Information:Host: Emily Janas, Education & Prevention Manager at Women In DistressInterviewer: Maxwell Couture, Family Services Manager at Women In DistressGuest: "Emmy"Music by: Shane Ivers at THE PODCAST"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." This show, brought to you by the Education & Prevention team at Women In Distress in Broward County, FL is building awareness to end domestic violence. Each episode, we’ll be breaking down different aspects of the work – we’ll talk to survivors, advocates, community members, and others to explore the things that are happening right now and the work that still needs to be done. ABOUT WOMEN IN DISTRESSWomen In Distress is the only state-certified, nationally accredited domestic violence center serving Broward County, Florida. Our mission is "To stop domestic abuse for everyone through intervention, education, and advocacy." HELP:If you are in immediate danger:Call 9-1-1Women In Distress (Broward County)24/7 Crisis Hotline: (954) 761-1133 | TTY/TDD: (954) 527-5385 FL Statewide DV Hotline: 1-800-500-1199 Find your local Florida DV center: DV Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)Text "START" to 88788