Category Archives: prevention

Katie Brown Educational Program Co-Founder Awarded the 2018 Community Clinician of the Year Award

Swansea, MA- On Tuesday, April 3, 2018 the Bristol South District Medical Society awarded Katie Brown Educational Program Co-Founder Dr. Jay Schachne with the 2018 Community Clinician of the Year Award at a ceremony held at Venus de Milo Restaurant in Swansea, MA. This award is given to physicians who make exceptional contributions to their… Continue Reading

Valentine’s Day The Right Way

  Ahh… Valentine’s Day. Dunkin’s donuts are shaped like hearts. M&Ms are all red and pink. Stuffed animals are singing romance tunes. Love is in the air, and it only costs $10.99.   Though Valentine’s Day is originally a Christian holiday, it has become the day for professing love to your significant other and showering them… 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

Join Our Growing Team!

We’re Hiring! The Katie Brown Educational Program is looking for an addition to our Education Team! We have one position available for a full-time Educator. About Us: The Katie Brown Educational Program is dedicated to the recognition and prevention of relationship violence by teaching the skills and information needed to make healthy decisions in relationships.… Continue Reading

What Would Happen if They Said No?

By: Jasmine Torres, Educator at the Katie Brown Educational Program  As a child, I dreaded my mother tuning into talk radio on our ride into school. I wanted to listen to music, not annoying adults talking about boring and lame… whatever they were talking about. Evidently, as I grew and became more interested in the… Continue Reading

Truth & Consequences: Striking a resonant chord

*The following article was shared, with permission, by Toby Simon. Ms. Simon is a board member at the Katie Brown Educational Program and Director of the Women’s Center at Bryant University. The article originally appeared here.  PROVIDENCE – Me, too. Syracuse, N.Y. The first incident I recall was when I was 15 and sitting in Dr.… Continue Reading

You Matter

by Jasmine Torres, Educator at the Katie Brown Educational Program In the midst of a confusing and difficult world, take a moment to remember that you are important: You Matter. This phrase is so simple yet we do not hear it or say it nearly enough. Through the various, seemingly never ending struggles and challenges… Continue Reading