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SELAH Domestic Abuse Awareness Group

Domestic Abuse Awareness

Support that Empowers Lives And Homes

This group offers virtual and in-person meeting options. Please call Vicki Williams of SELAH at 616.510.6305 or Sherry France of Pine Rest at 616.222.3700, to find out how you can join. You can also email selah.empowers@gmail.com.

Domestic abuse can occur in any relationship including marriages, living together, or dating. It includes behaviors that physically harm, arouse fear, or limit behaviors by preventing a partner from doing what they wish or forcing another to behave in ways they do not want. Domestic abuse includes: physical and sexual force, emotional abuse, verbal threats and intimidation, economic deprivation and even spiritual abuse.

This 10-week women’s educational group will teach and equip group members to find clarity and direction in their life and relationships. It will define the various types of domestic abuse and help individuals clarify their own experiences. This group is open to victims, survivors, family members or women who simply want to learn more about this issue.

Topics covered include:

  • Power and Control
  • Emotional & Verbal Abuse
  • Characteristics of Abusers
  • Patterns of Abuse
  • Effects on Children
  • Faith Issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Trauma and the Brain
  • Legal Issues
  • Financial Issues


Sessions are led by Vicki Williams, Executive Director SELAH, and/or Carol Bosch, LMSW


All sessions are free and confidential. Printer-friendly SELAH Domestic Abuse Group flyer

You Can Join Anytime

Call SELAH at 616-510-6305 or Pine Rest at 616.222.3700 for more information and to register.

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