VC to host Domestic Violence Awareness Workshops

Students in the Victoria College’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program recently placed purple ribbons on trees throughout VC’s Main Campus to recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Victoria College will host a Domestic Violence Awareness Month Workshop at 12:15 to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20 in Meeting Rooms A-D at the Student Center on VC’s Main Campus.

The public is invited to attend the free event, which will include a presentation by Mid-Coast Family Services’ Beth Svetlik as well as an awareness activity and a prize raffle.

A virtual workshop presented by Mid-Coast Family Service’s Te’Aaron Harvey will be streamed at on Oct. 20 from 6 to 7:15 p.m.

“Participants will learn what constitutes domestic violence and get information on the resources available in this area,” said VC Licensed Professional Counselor Melanie Gerdes.

Victoria College is observing Domestic Violence Awareness Month by tying purple ribbons around trees on its Main Campus. The ribbons feature different cards that present important information and statistics related to the impact of domestic violence.

Victoria College’s Main Campus is located at 2200 E. Red River Street. VC’s Student Center can be accessed by taking the Main Entrance off Red River Street.