Multinational Corporations and the Risk of Domestic Violence Spillover

Posted by Brainjar Media on Tuesday, August 16, 2016

(As published in the July/August edition of the Workplace Violence Prevention eReport, August 18, 2016) Multinational Employers and Domestic Violence: Confronting the Quiet Enemy By Lynn Fairweather, MSW – Presage Consulting and Training Doing business globally creates a variety of challenges for multinational employers, but one of the most dangerous threats they face may also […]

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Another Tragic Example of Domestic Violence Spillover in the Workplace

Posted by Brainjar Media on Thursday, June 30, 2016

(originally published in Reuters by Keith Coffman on 6/29/16) Woman dies after downtown Denver office shooting Nearly 3/4 of domestic violence victims work, and 74% of them report experiencing “spillover” such as harassment, assaults, and stalking in the workplace. While it is yet unclear what warning signs (if any) were present in this particular case, […]

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Kansas Workplace Shooting Had Domestic Violence Roots

Posted by Brainjar Media on Friday, February 26, 2016

  (Originally published on npr.org on 2/26/16) Sheriff Says Kansas Shooter Was Served Protection Order Just Before Attack From a domestic violence perspective, this subject was a very dangerous individual even before he began shooting bystanders and co-workers. His intimate partner’s reports of assault, strangulation, alcohol abuse, and mental health issues were all red flags […]

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Sticks and Stones: Why Emotional and Verbal Abuse Can be Just as Damaging as Physical Abuse

Posted by Lynn Fairweather on Friday, January 2, 2015

In my two decades of work with thousands of domestic violence victims, many have told me that the pain they suffered as a result of their partner’s words was equal to or worse than what they experienced when physically assaulted. “Cuts and bruises heal” one woman explained, “Soul wounds don’t”. But for many people, it […]

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5 Ways You Can Help to Stop Domestic Violence

Posted by Lynn Fairweather on Tuesday, October 28, 2014

As some of you may know, October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The point of this practice is to draw more attention to an issue that affects up to 70% of women and 20% of men worldwide. So if you feel like doing something to help fight this enormous problem, please consider the following ideas: […]

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Domestic Violence Victims and Mental Health Issues

Posted by Lynn Fairweather on Friday, May 31, 2013

Studies show that women who experience gender based violence such as domestic abuse, rape, or stalking are at increased risk to develop mental health problems during their lifetime. In fact, the more incidents of violence they have experienced, the more likely they are to suffer from a mental health crisis. On average, over half of […]

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Make It Your Business: 3 Reasons Why Your Company Should Address Domestic Violence

Posted by Lynn Fairweather on Monday, May 20, 2013

As a threat assessment and management consultant, I often face the challenge of convincing employers to heed potential workforce “time bombs”, including those they can’t hear ticking just yet. Sometimes new clients seek me out because a “personnel land mine” just exploded inside their organization, seemingly without warning. The danger I’m referring to comes from […]

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Lynn Fairweather to speak at the 23rd Annual Threat Management Conference

Posted by Lynn Fairweather on Wednesday, May 15, 2013

On August 14th, Lynn Fairweather will present a training at the Association of Threat Assessment Professional’s (ATAP) 23rd annual Threat Management Conference in Anaheim, California. Lynn will be speaking on preventing domestic violence spillover in the workplace. The ATAP website describes this event as a conference that will “educate (attendees) regarding the nature of stalking […]

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Welcome to the new Presage Consulting and Training website!

Posted by Lynn Fairweather on Saturday, May 4, 2013

Whether you’ve arrived here because you want to know more about Presage, or are visiting as a reader of Stop Signs, thanks for checking out our brand new page! It’s been several months in the making, and if you’ve been here before, you’ll see that many changes have taken place. We ask that you remain […]

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