Category Archives: education

KBEP at Camp Elmwood & Camp Welch

Last week, the Katie Brown Educational Program worked with the Bristol County District Attorney’s office to speak to youth at Camp Elmwood and Camp Welch about relationship violence. Campers developed healthy communication and conflict resolution skills by participating in fun activities like the Lava Pit! A big thank you from the KBEP Education Team to… Continue Reading

Locker Room Talk

Please take a moment to watch this video from the Rhode Island Coalition against Domestic Violence’s Ten Men project. In this video, these men shed light on the significance of men challenging gender norms. A video showing two professional baseball players hugging during a game has been circulating on social media. Many people have been… Continue Reading

5 Myths About Anger

Anger is a powerful emotion that can lead to violence in relationships. Anger is also an emotion that is often misunderstood. Here are five myths about anger.     1. Anger can’t be controlled. Some people feel that anger is a feeling that can’t be controlled. You will regularly hear somebody say “I can’t control… Continue Reading

Healthy Communication

Strong communication skills are vital for building and maintaining healthy relationships, whether it be with friends, family, a partner, or anyone else in your life. Healthy communication is all about trust, honesty, respect, and listening. Effective communicators are not just good at expressing their thoughts and feelings; they are also skilled at listening and truly… Continue Reading

End of the Year

Another school year has come and gone. We want to take the time to thank all of our students and supporters who helped to make this an amazing year.   This year, the KBEP Education team taught in 32 schools, including every public school in Fall River, Massachusetts! We also began teaching at new schools:… Continue Reading

#TDVAM Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

#TDVAM February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. KBEP believes that the best way to prevent relationship violence is through education on the topic. We are joining the national conversation this month to educate and raise awareness by participating in Respect Week 2018. Respect Week is February 12-16 and the theme is “Hands Unite: Do… Continue Reading