The groundbreaking book written by Dr. Susan Weitzman after many years of research on upscale violence. It’s the first book of its kind to lift the veil of silence on abuse in families with advanced educations and higher than average incomes. [...]
Our primary goal is to empower professional service providers: individuals and agencies that provide services and support directly or indirectly to victims of upscale domestic abuse.
We want to reach social services providers: social services agencies, social services departments, social caseworkers, counselors, psychotherapists, psychologists, school psychologists, school social workers, school counselors.
We want to reach legal services providers: law firms, legal departments, lawyers, legal aides, paralegals.
We want to reach medical providers: hospitals, clinics, physicians, dentists, chiropractors, nurses.
We want to reach financial services providers: financial planners, accountants, bookkeepers, investment advisers, money managers.
To accomplish this, we:
1) Provide information, education, and tools to assist professionals in meeting the needs of this population. This includes helping victims separate from, and overcome, their abusive situations, as well as helping survivors create healthy, fulfilled new lives.
2) Offer seminars (often with continuing education credits).
3) Serve as a resource and link to professional articles, experts, forums and cutting-edge solutions.
4) Answer media questions about upscale abuse.
5) Advocate for change.
We work in consultation with professional associations to develop continuing education programs that will educate professionals about the challenges and needs of victims of domestic abuse who are from affluent circumstances.