For 17 years, Genesis Women’s Shelter has offered a year-round Lecture Series of educational speaking engagements to raise awareness around the many facets of domestic violence, and to improve our community’s response to abuse. Each year our Lecture Series has an overarching theme that is broken down into four different parts, each exploring different ideas…

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Lies Abusive Men Tell Me and Themselves: A conversation with Lundy Bancroft Season 3 Episode 16 Understanding the complex nature of abusive relationships and the path to empowerment is a critical discussion that deserves attention. In this episode of Genesis The Podcast, expert Lundy Bancroft provides an in-depth look at the hidden mechanics of abuse,…

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At the Intersection of Addiction and Violence: The complex connection between substance use and abuse Season 3, Episode 15 The interconnection between addiction and domestic violence is intricate and profound. On this episode of Genesis the Podcast, host Maria MacMullin offers a deep dive into the invisible threads that bind these two social crises through…

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Overcoming Adversity: Twyla M. Marks on Resilience, Forgiveness, and the Fight for Family Season 3, Episode 13 The journey to healing and reclaiming one’s life after enduring the rigors of adversity is a narrative that resonates with many. Twyla M. Marks’ story, as shared in the latest podcast episode, is a compelling account of such…

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From Memory to Memoir: Rachel Louise Snyder tells the story of her life In the realm of storytelling, few narratives are as gripping and transformative as those that stem from personal trials and the quest for redemption. The latest episode of our podcast features Rachel Louise Snyder, who gives a candid and raw account of…

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Season 3, Episode 8 In the latest episode of our podcast, we took an in-depth look into the intricacies of self-defense claims in domestic violence cases. Kelsey McKay, a seasoned attorney and founder of Respond Against Violence, joined us to provide expert insights into the complexities involved in such cases. Self-defense claims in domestic violence…

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The holiday season can be especially challenging for women and children who have experienced domestic violence. In custody agreements where dad has regular visitations, he may have extended visitations during winter and summer holidays. For these visits, moms may want to talk to their children about safety planning. Each situation is unique and therefore, planning…

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Behind the Courtroom Door: Understanding the Role of Expert Witnesses in Domestic Violence Trials Season 3 Episode 7 Understanding the role of expert witnesses in domestic violence trials can be challenging. This episode of Genesis The Podcast offers invaluable insights, unraveling the intricacies of these cases. Our guests, Genesis Chief Clinical Officer Ruth Guerreiro and…

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