Presented by: Krista Hereen-Graber, The SD Network
This presentation will define domestic abuse while providing an overview of coercive control and other tactics of power and control utilized by the person causing harm to the family. Other topics discussed will be understanding the victim, how children are impacted, treatment for the abusive parties, and lethality/risk in domestic abuse situations.
Krista Heeren-Graber, MS has served as Executive Director at South Dakota Network against Family Violence and Sexual Assault since 1999. Krista earned her M.S. from South Dakota State University in Counseling and Human Resource Development. In addition to serving as Executive Director, Ms. Heeren-Graber also holds a position as an Adjunct Instructor at the University of Sioux Falls.