Open Arms Offering Domestic Violence Identification Training

10/23/17 – 5:10 A.M.

A local sexual violence crisis center is now offering classes to local businesses to try and help prevent domestic violence. The Courier reports Open Arms of Findlay now has a training session for employers in Hancock County. The program aims to help people identify and help domestic violence victims they could be working with.

Open Arms is also offering a program to help hair stylists identify potential problems while people are getting their hair cut.

Ashley Ritz is the executive director at Open Arms. She says they’re trying to get anywhere they can to show people how they can help someone in crisis. Ritz adds the program is beneficial to employers because domestic violence affects the emotional state of employees. She says training could help improve employee morale, attendance, and productivity.

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