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Community Education

SHALVA is dedicated to increasing community awareness about domestic abuse by providing a wide range of prevention and education programming. Settings range from intimate parlor meetings to large group presentations for organizations, synagogues and schools.

Here are videos for some of our past programs:

A Conversation with Lundy Bancroft

The Jewish Divorce Process and Get Refusal

Cook County Domestic Abuse Resource Forum

How to Help a Friend

How to Have a Healthy Argument


For more information on any of these topics or to request a speaker on a specific topic of interest, please e-mail the Outreach and Community Education Coordinator or call 773-583-4673.

Topics for professional audiences include:

  • Medical Training – How to Recognize Abused Patients
  • Legal Training
  • High Conflicts versus Abusive Relationships
  • How Domestic Abuse Impacts Your Divorce Case
  • Corporate Lunch and Learns – variety of topics available

Topics for adult audiences include:

  • Understanding Domestic Abuse in the Jewish Community
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Bully-Proofing Your Child
  • Safe Dating Practices