Congratulations to presenter Carol Olson and Project EMPOWER, a violence prevention and support program for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month-- the funds were gifted in a very timely month.
Project EMPOWER is a multi-disciplinary initiative dedicated to enhancing prevention and intervention services to individuals and their families who have or are experiencing Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), Domestic Violence or Sexual Violence (SV). They provide direct services to patients and team members as well as training for healthcare providers.
The patients and team members of VCU Health System who are or have experienced intimate partner violence, family violence, or sexual violence have the option to meet with a trained advocate. The following services are provided at no cost:
Learn more here: https://www.vcuhealth.org/services/injury-and-violence-prevention/ivpp-programs/project-empower