KRHCAI Grass Roots Update: Immediate Press Release: Dr. Jan Murray to speak on Teen Dating, Violence Prevention & Healthy Relationships
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DR. JILL MURRAY TO SPEAK ON TEEN DATING, VIOLENCE PREVENTION & HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS PRESENTATION TO KA’U HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
The Commission on the Status of Women are pleased to announce that through the generosity of Councilmember Brenda Ford, one of the nation’s leading experts on teen dating abuse, Dr. Jill Murray, will speak to Ka’u High School students on April 22, 2014. A representative from the Commission on the Status of Women states, because of Councilmember Ford’s awareness of the challenges facing teens in our community, she ‘s made a commitment to bring one of the nation’s finest speakers to her district in hopes to educate, strengthen, empower and provide insight and solutions regarding intimate partner violence.”
Dr. Jill Murray has appeared on more than 350 television shows, including twice on Oprah, 20/20, Montel, Dr. Phil, Good Morning America and several CNN Shows – speaking as the guest expert in the field of teen dating abuse. She has also appeared on more than 300 radio talk shows and has been interviewed by more than 250 newspapers and national magazines. She is the author of best selling books, But I Love Him – Protecting Your Teen Daughter from Controlling, Abusive, Dating Relationships and Destructive Relationships – A Guide to Changing the Unhealthy Relationships in Your Life. Her newest book, But the Never Hit Me – The Devastating Cost of Non-Physical Abuse to Girls and Women is on Amazon’s best-seller lists and won the prestigious Publisher’s Choice award.
The Commission on Status of Women report that Dr. Jill Murray is expected to be on other school campuses through her week’s visit to the Big Island.
For more information regarding this presentation, contact Ka’u High School Counselor, Laura Walker at (808) 928-2088.
Donations welcome at PO Box 878, Pahala, Hawaii 96777