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Fighting Domestic Violence: The Will To Win

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FOXOLOGY TODAY begins a four-part series on domestic violence entitled "The Will To Win". We will take a close look at this destructive behavior and the many ways in which it affects lives and communities. There is help and hope for victims and families through organizations that dedicate each day to the survival and sucess of these men, women and children. Today I will talk with Barbie Brashear, Executive Director of the Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council here in Houston, Texas. We will learn what it takes to break the cycles of violence in these lives, and make this a winning fight.

About Today's Guest:

Barbie Brashear is the Executive Director of the Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council, a non-profit organization that works to provide a community response to domestic Violence in Harris County, Texas. She attended Indiana University where she received a Bachelor's Degree in social work, and is a licensed Social Worker in the State of Texas. She has worked in the field of domestic and sexual violence for 21 years and has provided leadership and assault programs, and long-term housing programs for over 19 years. Barbie is a certified trainer for the Houston Touchpoint team, and currently serves on the Boards for the Houston Area Association for the Education of Young Children, Greater Association for Infant Mental Health, and the Community Collaborations Council.

For more information and help, visit: http://www.hcdvcc.org