Public Education and Training

A key component of the critical work at the Center for Safety and Empowerment is partnering with professionals and community leaders who are often a first contact for victims of domestic violence and trafficking. Participants in Public Education and Training workshops learn how to recognize signs of domestic and sexual violence and human trafficking; how to support victim-survivors; and how to contact and utilize the services provided at the YWCA Northeast Kansas Center for Safety and Empowerment.

Public Education Coordinator Emily Steimel-Handy provides in person and virtual presentations on topics of interest for:

  • Law Enforcement Professionals
  • Government Departments
  • Community Leaders
  • Faith Groups
  • Health and Mental Health Providers
  • Educators
  • And others

Schedule your educational program today!

Contact Emily Steimel-Handy
Public Education Coordinator
Email or call 785.233.1750

Program Feedback:

“I found the most helpful thing was how the way domestic violence was explained. It’s easy as an outsider to tell someone to leave the situation, etc., but understanding how victims might feel and react makes us understand how to approach the situation and provide help.”

“There were many examples used to help us follow along. The examples helped me put myself into the shoes of a victim-survivor.”

“The presenter was extremely knowledgeable. She was able to take a very emotionally complex subject and present it very well while also being in tune to the audience’s responses and interactions.”