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Rise Hires New Social Worker - (6/3/2020)

Carrie Hyde, LCSW, helped to develop the therapeutic counseling position 6 years ago and has been with our agency in other capacities for over 20 years.  Carrie recently accepted a new position at another agency in the community and will be stepping down from her position at Rise. 

We are excited to introduce our new Social Worker, Machella Raymond. Machella grew up in Broome County and recently graduated with her MSW from Binghamton University. She interned at Lourdes Center for Mental Health and ACCORD. After one and a half weeks of training and working alongside Carrie, Machella will take over as Rise's Social Worker on June 4th, 2020.  Welcome to the team, Machella!

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What is domestic violence?

Domestic Violence is a pattern of coercive behavior. This pattern can include abuse of various sorts of one family member by another including:

Perpetrators of domestic violence have a goal to establish and maintain power and control over their partners and/or other family members.

This violence affects people in every racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic group and includes people of all ages who have lived together or who have had an intimate relationship.

Domestic violence often escalates in severity and frequency over time and can have serious health and psychological ramifications.

How can you learn more?

Representatives from Rise are available to speak to community organizations about domestic violence and our services.

For more information, call 6O7.748.7453.

For additional information: www.opdv.ny.gov/whatisdv