News Release
For Immediate Release
Contact: Michael McAllister
(803) 327-8032

York Technical College Event to Focus on Domestic Violence Awareness

October 12, 2010

ROCK HILLOn Friday, October 15, from 9 a.m. until noon, York Technical College will host a free event at the Baxter Hood Center in recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Everyone is invited to attend. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Speakers from the Solicitor’s Office - 16th Judicial Circuit, the York County Sheriff’s Office, the Rock Hill Police Department, and Safe Passage will discuss topics including:

• Recognizing the signs of domestic violence
• Understanding domestic violence trends
• Resources for victims of domestic violence
• Legal perspectives on domestic violence
• The role of the police officer in domestic violence
• The job of a victim’s advocate

The event will also include a testimonial from a victim of domestic violence.

For more information, contact Tricia Hovis at (803) 981-7376 or For those in law enforcement interested in information about CE credit, please contact Kiwanna Brackett at (803) 981-7372.

York Technical College / 452 South Anderson Road / Rock Hill, SC  29730