What Compassion Accomplishes

What Compassion Accomplishes

To share information, ideas and resources about domestic abuse and sexual assault. For service providers, survivors and the general public.

Episodes

December 28, 2021 28 mins

In today's episode, Chris and Cory chat with Shayla Peel, Idaho Legal Aid attorney who helps survivors at the WCA.  Shayla talks about her experiences working with law, common issues survivors face in the legal system, and words of validation and advice she would give to survivors. 

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In today's episode, Cory and Chris chat with Maya Reneé, WCA Client Advocate and repeat guest on the What Compassion Accomplishes podcast. Maya talks about her experiences working with domestic violence and sexual assault in Montana and Idaho, the importance of communication and education, and the impacts of violence on women of color.

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In this episode, WCA's Clinical Services Manager Megan discusses how loved ones can support survivors while setting up boundaries that allow them to take care of themselves.  

If you or someone you care about have experienced domestic, dating or sexual violence please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or one of the WCA's 24-hour hotlines (Sexual Assault:  208-345-7273; Domestic Abuse: ...

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October 19, 2021 28 mins

In this episode, Grace (Fall intern for the WCA) and Emily discuss their experiences at college, what they wish they would have known going in, and what parents should teach their kids.

If you or someone you care about have experienced domestic, dating or sexual violence please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or one of the WCA's 24-hour hotlines (Sexual Assault:  208-345-7273; Domestic A...

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October 5, 2021 35 mins

In this episode of What Compassion Accomplishes we meet Taryn Robinson, the WCA's Court Advocate Manager. A firefighter turned social worker, listen to her journey of continuing to fight for safety and female empowerment, just in a different context.

"Sometimes we think we have to be able to solve people's problems when really all they need is for somebody to believe them, for somebody to listen to what the...

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September 21, 2021 33 mins

TW: Sexual assault

In today's episode of What Compassion Accomplishes, Cory and Chris talk with TL Robinson, survivor, CEO and speaker. They discuss the stigma and trauma associated with sexual assault, and TL shares how her experience as a survivor motivated her to create an app that allows sexual assault survivors (and supporters and advocates) to share their experiences in a safe community.

If you or some...

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September 7, 2021 28 mins

In this episode, Cory and Chris introduce the WCA's 2021-22 Jesuit Volunteers Emily and Caro. Listen to learn what drew them to a year of service with Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest and why they chose to serve at the WCA.

If you or someone you care about have experienced domestic, dating or sexual violence please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or one of the WCA's 24-hour hotlines...

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Originally released on April 6, 2021

In our very first episode, Becca, Chris and Cory talk about what we would like to accomplish with What Compassion Accomplishes.  We will be talking about how we can help break the cycle of domestic abuse and sexual violence in our communities and the importance of conversation and education. 

If you or someone you care about have experienced domestic, dating or sexual violence...

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Content Warning: Descriptions of abuse

In today's episode, we read a teen survivor's story of abuse and healing.

From an anonymous survivor

If you or someone you care about have experienced domestic, dating or sexual violence please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or one of the WCA's 24-hour hotlines at 208-343-7025 or 208-345-7273.

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July 27, 2021 16 mins

On this episode of What Compassion Accomplishes, Becca and Cory are joined by the WCA's 2021 Spring Outreach Intern, Jess! Listen to their conversation on how victim-blaming can happen with both domestic abuse and sexual assault and how there are many different barriers to getting help if you are in an unsafe situation. 

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July 13, 2021 21 mins

In today's episode, Cory and Becca chat with Maya Renee, WCA Client Advocate. Maya's talks about what keeps her going, her expertise with direct client services and the importance of support.

If you or someone you care about have experienced domestic, dating or sexual violence please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or one of the WCA's 24-hour hotlines at 208-343-7025 or 208-345-...

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June 29, 2021 27 mins

In today's episode, Cory and Chris talk with WCA Program Director, Dr. Beronica Salazar, on how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted our work and the importance of reaching out to friends and family members during difficult times.

If you or someone you care about have experienced domestic, dating or sexual violence please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or one of the WCA's 24-hour hotlines...

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In today's episode, Cory and Chris talk with Crispin Gravatt, activist and community member. Tune in to learn more about the LGBTQIA+ community and the impact that domestic and sexual violence has on the community.  What can we do to help? Crispin has an important message and call to action to help break the cycle of abuse.

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June 1, 2021 23 mins

In today's episode of What Compassion Accomplishes, Cory and Becca talk with Dr. Beronica Salazar, Program Director of the WCA. We discuss the stigma with male survivors and the importance of healing.

If you or someone you care about have experienced domestic, dating or sexual violence please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or one of the WCA's 24-hour hotlines at 208-343-7025 or 208...

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May 18, 2021 20 mins

On this episode of What Compassion Accomplishes, Cory and Becca talk with Bea Black, CEO of the WCA! Find out Bea's "why" and what motivates her for this line of work. 

If you or someone you care about have experienced domestic, dating or sexual violence please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or one of the WCA's 24-hour hotlines at 208-343-7025 or 208-345-7273.

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May 4, 2021 31 mins

In today's episode of What Compassion Accomplishes, Chris and Cory chat with Sherri Cameron, SVU Detective. Sherri talks about her experience and the importance of community partnerships. Information on strangulation and stalking is included in this podcast.

If you or someone you care about have experienced domestic, dating or sexual violence please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or one...

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April 20, 2021 31 mins

In today's episode of What Compassion Accomplishes, Chris and Cory talk with Tracy, Prevention Program Manager at the WCA, about the importance of talking to your teenager! Learn all about the relationship spectrum, how to start conversations with your kid and the TEACH tips!

If you or someone you care about have experienced domestic, dating or sexual violence please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-8...

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April 6, 2021 16 mins

In our very first episode, Becca, Chris and Cory talk about what we would like to accomplish with What Compassion Accomplishes.  We will be talking about how we can help break the cycle of domestic abuse and sexual violence in our communities and the importance of conversation and education. 

If you or someone you care about have experienced domestic, dating or sexual violence please call the National Domestic Violence Ho...

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