Video Library 

Check out these educational videos selected by our Prevention, Education, and Awareness team. 

Brene Brown on Empathy


When someone we love shares that they are going through something difficult, we often struggle with how to respond in a supportive way. Brene Brown explains that, while it might be tempting to try to "find the silver lining" or fix the problem, the best thing we can do is be vulnerable enough to connect and "feel" with that person.

Consent for Kids


It's never too early to start talking about consent. Use this kid-friendly video as a guide for your conversation with your children about boundaries and the importance of consent.

 

20/20 Spousal Abuse (Trigger Warning)


Susan Still's story is heartbreakingly common, but what her supervisor did to help is a wonderful example of how big a change bystander intervention can make.

Abuse Isn't Always Physical


Intimate partner violence takes many different forms- only some of which are physical abuse. Verbal and emotional abuse can include going through a partner's phone, name-calling, controlling what they wear, and much more.

First Impressions: Exposure to Violence and a Child's Developing Brain (Trigger Warning)


Growing up in a home with intimate partner violence often impacts children much more than we might think. Whether you yourself grew up in a home with intimate partner violence, or your children have witnessed violence, there is hope for healing and recovery!

 

Jackson Katz: Violence against women—it's a men's issue:

Jackson Katz explains how domestic violence is a gendered issue.

A call to men | Tony Porter

Tony Porter describes the gender stereotypes that influence and contribute to toxic masculinity.

My Experience With Domestic Violence:

A young woman tells her personal story of domestic violence, including the escalation of violence over the course of her relationship.

James is Dead:

This video approaches victim-blaming from a different perspective and highlights the harm that’s done when we blame the victim for the violence of another person.

Why domestic violence victims don't leave | Leslie Morgan Steiner:

Leslie Morgan Steiner shares her story of domestic violence and describes some of the reasons why victims of domestic violence might stay with a partner who uses violence against them

Private Violence Presents: Why We Stayed:

In this video, survivors of domestic violence explain what the barriers were to them leaving an abusive partner.

Typical warning signs of abuse - Preview

Typical warning signs of abuse

1 in 4 women will experience intimate partner violence - Preview

1 in 4 women will experience intimate partner violence

591 clients were served through legal services in 2017 - Preview

591 clients were served through legal services in 2017