October 21, 2019
Ruthven Darlene is the founder of Women SV.
WomenSV helps survivors address the risks and challenges of being trapped in a relationship with an affluent abuser. They also offer professional trainings that assist providers in delivering more trauma-informed care to their patients, students and clients. WomenSV is in the process of creating a training center to educate providers nationwide., and they also give presentations to the community to raise awareness about the impact of domestic violence in middle-to-upper income areas.
The work of WomenSV has gained national recognition and has been featured in the Investigation Discovery channel documentary, Behind Closed Doors: Shocking Secrets; the Megyn Kelly Today Show; New York Times and Good Morning America. Ruthven is also a recipient of this year’s Jefferson Award for Public Service from CBS affiliate KPIX. Her mission continues to be to promote the fundamental human right of every woman and child to live in peace and safety in their own home.
Phone: 1-833-WOMENSV (1-833-966-3678)
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