Melanie Fields, Domestic Violence Prosecutor (2016)
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2016-03-30
Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Family violence | Wife abuse | Victims of family violence
- Fields, Melanie Speaker
A speech by Melanie Fields before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on March 30, 2016. Fields is the Special Prosecutor for Domestic Violence in East Baton Rouge Parish. She discusses: the impact of domestic and dating violence on the workplace; what to do if an employee discloses that they are the victim of domestic violence, including the creation of safety plan for the employee; the warning signs that an employee is a victim or an abuser; and the community resources available to help victims. She also answers questions from the audience.