January 2017

Domestic Violence. Who is Doing What to Whom?

Who is Doing What to Whom? Determining the Core Aggressor in Relationships Where Domestic Violence Exists. Domestic violence, also known as Intimate Partner Violence, is an extremely complicated, multi-faceted issue.…

January 2017

According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, Domestic Violence Also Affects Men

As the new year begins our work to promote Kaity's Way and put an end to teen dating violence continues. Now more than ever we must recognize that domestic violence…

December 2016

Lorena Bobbitt Is Done Being Your Punchline

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/lorena-bobbitt-domestic-violence_us_585ab844e4b0eb586484cea9

December 2016

Why It's Dangerous To Claim Domestic Violence 'Spikes' Over The Holidays

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/domestic-violence-holidays_us_58406b43e4b017f37fe35634  

December 2016

Kaity's Way President Diane Smith has a strong message about why covering your bruises is not the answer.

Recently a Moroccan television station came under fire for a segment aimed at helping those battling domestic abuse. The segment gave tips on how to cover bruises with makeup. Can you…

November 2016

Co-Founder Ric Sudberry wants you to check out this information!

This is why we at Kaity’s Way do what we do. In order to eradicate this problem, the first step is to understand the problem.

November 2016

Why Do They Stay?

In a position I held many years ago I worked with a newly-formed domestic violence unit of a county prosecutor’s office. One of my assignments was to locate the victims…

October 2016

Low Self-Esteem and Abusive Dating Relationships

In many cases, self-esteem and domestic violence go hand in hand.  Low self-esteem can be brought on by a variety of factors, and can be a serious issue for females…

October 2016

Help Domestic Violence Survivors to be Seen and Heard by Jodi Aman

Help Domestic Violence Survivors to be Seen and Heard | Huffington Post

October 2016

Facts about Dating Abuse and Teen Violence

Facts about Dating Abuse and Teen Violence

October 2016

High-heeled men to raise awareness for domestic violence

High-heeled men to raise awareness for domestic violence  

October 2016

11 Facts About Teen Dating Violence

https://www.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-teen-dating-violence

September 2016

New data on teen dating violence reveals problems among both sexes

Studies were compiled in 1990! Information still reverent today in 2016. Education is key, that’s what we do through Kaity’s Way.   New data on teen dating violence reveals problems…

September 2016

7 Ingredients of a Healthy Relationship: Is Your Relationship Healthy?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/margaret-paul-phd/relationship-advice_b_2270527.html

August 2016

Dating Violence Warning Signs

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/crimes-violence/201608/dating-violence-warning-signs

August 2016

Boundaries In Relationships

In romantic relationships we often think of boundaries as a bad thing or simply unnecessary. Isn’t our partner supposed to anticipate our wants and needs? Isn’t that part of being…

July 2016

A Story About Teen Dating Violence

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/crystal-sanchez/a-story-about-teen-dating_b_9191604.html  

July 2016

Do violent games turn vulnerable kids into aggressive adults? Doctors say "yes."

Do violent games turn vulnerable kids into aggressive adults? Doctors say "yes."

July 2016

Important tips from the CDC about teen dating violence

 Teen Dating Violence|Intimate Partner Violence|Violence Prevention|Injury Center|CDC

July 2016

Glamour UK has done a great job promoting the #WhatIReallyReallyWant campaign.

This Spice Girls Wannabe remake will make you smile, guaranteed. http://glmr.uk/t1vyFA So friends, please spread the word! #WhatIReallyReallyWant

June 2016

Teen dating violence: Abuse in young relationships can lead to long-term issues

Teen dating violence: Abuse in young relationships can lead to long-term issues Published 6:22 pm Wednesday, March 23, 2016 By Natalie Looney Teenage years come with a whole host of…

June 2016

Board Member Nicole Bruno shares an article about "Preventing Tragic Teenage Love Stories"

Preventing Tragic Teenage Love Stories Royal Neighbors of America's Nation of Neighbors Grant Recipient Educates Students about Teen Dating Violence Awareness

June 2016

Board Member Jean Georgianni shares insights about healthy relationships

Dating is a normal and important part of teen development. For younger teens, dating is more about having fun, hanging out peers and exploring what they like. As teens get…

May 2016

Board Member Shelly Ward shares an article about our power as bystanders

Bystanders have the power of influence in domestic violence situations, which can inspire others to act, or speak up when someone is in need. In an article for Phychology Today,…

May 2016

Board member, Jim Toy, shares information about violence against women

https://www.womenshealth.gov/violence-against-women/types-of-violence/dating-violence.html

May 2016

Board Member Erika Lazenby Shares Dating Abuse Facts from Loveisrespect.org

Dating Abuse Statistics from Loveisrespect.org  

April 2016

Board Member Brandy Aguilar shares helpful information from the Centers for Disease Control

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing helpful information to put an end to teen dating violence! http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/intimatepartnerviolence/teen_dating_violence.html

April 2016

Board member, Diane Smith, shares a story about how Snapchat is helping teens speak up about abuse

http://mashable.com/2016/03/20/snapchat-helpline-account-abuse/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-main-link#3wHmyI12V8qz

April 2016

Ric Sudberry Co-Founder/Board Member describes what Kaity's Way does

What Kaity’s Way does is “School-based prevention”, which has been successful in having a significant impact on dating violence knowledge and attitudes and, unlike victimization experiences, changes in knowledge were sustained…

April 2016

Board member Chris Scheuler shares an article that helps teens determine what's "cool" vs. "not cool."

That's Not Cool!   Is the person you are dating cool? Are your friends cool? Are you cool? These are questions that many teenagers ponder, but what is cool?  Cool…

March 2016

Board member Diana Rosine shares interesting and helpful statistics about young people

Why Focus on Young People?   Girls and young women between the ages of 16 and 24 experience the highest rate of intimate partner violence — almost triple the national…

March 2016

Board member Nicole Bruno shares an article about teen dating trends and what part technology plays in them

Teen Dating Trends 2015: Technology Can Make Relationships Closer But Facilitate Abuse, Report Finds http://www.ibtimes.com/teen-dating-trends-2015-technology-can-make-relationships-closer-facilitate-abuse-2122731  

March 2016

Board member Jean Georgianni shares an article that includes some staggering statistics about teen dating abuse

More than one third of teen guys and girls say they have been physically, emotionally or sexually abused in dating relationships, a new survey says. In this 2010 photo North…

February 2016

Being exposed to domestic violence can be traumatic for anyone. There are many resources out in the community that can help those in this situation, especially young children. Board member Shelly Ward wants you to read this article from the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health.

http://www.nationalcenterdvtraumamh.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Tipsheet_Children-Exposed_NCDVTMH_May2012.pdf

February 2016

Board member, Jim Toy, shares Start Strong - a resource companion for information on dating violence prevention

Futures Without Violence served as the national program office of the Start Strong initiative. The organization has led the way and set the pace for ground-breaking education programs, national policy…

February 2016

Board member Erika Lazenby shares an article on gun violence statistics

U.S. gun violence: The story in graphics - CNN.com U.S. gun violence: The story in graphics - CNN.com Guns and gun violence: Graphics tell the story View on www.cnn.com Preview…

February 2016

The Super Bowl is a big draw not only for people to cheer on their favorite team, but to watch all of the commercials. Board member Brandy Aguilar wants to make sure you didn't miss the one that brings attention to domestic violence.

This simple domestic-violence Super Bowl ad stopped a lot of people in their tracks.

February 2016

Past President, KellyAnn Bonnell shares her newest poem with us: Ask Me Later

Ask Me Later “Are we making a difference?” she asked. “Ask me later,” I said. “Can we change the world? “We’re trying.” “He asked me out,” she shared. “Did you…

February 2016

P.E.A.C.E. OUT CAMPAIGN

  February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month and Kaity’s Way is continuing its fight to educate young people about the importance of healthy relationships. Kaity Sudberry’s life…

January 2016

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Kaity’s Way Board President Diane Smith wants people to start the conversation about an issue that doesn’t need to be silent anymore.

As we approach February and Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month I’d like to ask you to take a minute and reflect on the young people in your lives…

January 2016

Teen Dating Violence is a problem that some people still refuse to see as an issue in their community. Board member Ric Sudberry hopes the study below will open people's eyes and motivate them to help organizations like Kaity's Way put an end to the violence.

Read the study here.

January 2016

Board member Diana Rosine shares a free smartphone app containing resources for victims of domestic violence.

The Aspire News App – the Help Section of the application contains resources for victims of domestic violence.  

January 2016

Board member Chris Scheuler shares his personal experience of the importance of standing up for victims of domestic violence!

Other People, Not Me. I named this blog entry, "Other People, Not Me" because that was an attitude I had many years ago when it came to topics like domestic…

December 2015

Board member Nicole Bruno shares important information about warning signs that your teenager could be in an abusive relationship.

This article was originally featured back in March of last year. She wanted to spread her message again, especially with February being Teen Dating Violence Awareness month! http://www.healthycellsmagazine.com/articles/when-teenagers-dating-violence-and-abuse

December 2015

Board Member Jean Georgianni: Why Should I Care About Teen Dating Violence?

WHY SHOULD I CARE ABOUT TEEN DATING VIOLENCE? When I mention teen dating violence to people I often get a blank look or a polite nod.  They’ll frequently say, “I…

December 2015

Dating Abuse: Is Your Teenager in an Abusive Relationship?

Board Member Jim Toy shares an in-depth article on dating abuse and warning signs parents should look for. Dating Abuse: Is Your Teenager in an Abusive Relationship?    

December 2015

Board member Shelly Ward on New Years' commitments

As I write these words, a new year is right around the corner. This is the time of year when we reflect on the lessons learned in the prior year,…

December 2015

Collaborating with other nonprofits

Kaity's Way board member Brandy Aguilar reports on why collaborating with other nonprofits can strengthen the message! Valley nonprofits working together to spread message - Health2Fit.com

December 2015

Important teen violence facts that every parent should know!

Kaity's Way board member Erika Lazenby shares important teen violence facts that every parent should know! Electronic Dating Violence

December 2015

Could animal cruelty be a precursor to domestic violence?

Kaity's Way Board President Diane Smith shares a story you need to check out! Animal Cruelty and Domestic Violence: Same Story, Different Chapter

December 2015

Welcome to Kaity's Way Blog

Dear Friends, We are pleased to announce the debut of our new Kaity's Way Blog. We invite you to visit this page regularly to learn more about Kaity's Way, stay…

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