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Domestic Violence Awareness Month (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-10-24

Duration: 00:05:32

Subjects: Family violence


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Ricks, LaQueda Interviewee


This segment from the October 24, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with LaQueda Ricks of the IRIS Domestic Violence Center in Baton Rouge. She discusses: her personal experience with domestic violence; her advice for women in an abusive relationship; how family members can help; what to consider when setting up a plan to leave an abusive relationship; and signs of psychological abuse and economic abuse.