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Partnering with Korean clergy to prevent domestic violence

Y. Joon Choi, School of Social Work interim associate dean and associate professor, Pamela Orpinas, professor of health promotion and behavior in UGA’s College of Public Health, and instructional designer ChanMin Kim with Penn State University are featured in UGA Today for their partnership with Korean clergy to prevent domestic violence.

The program is called Religious Leaders for Healthy Families, an online training that leverages the influence of religion to prevent intimate partner violence in Korean American communities. The CDC defines intimate partner violence as physical or sexual violence, stalking, or psychological harm caused by a current or former partner or spouse.

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