Domestic Violence During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Concerns are growing over how the coronavirus pandemic may be increasing the incidents of domestic violence.  Some who are shut-in by stay-at-home orders are survivors of domestic violence. But forced isolation puts many of them at risk of further physical and emotional abuse.  What can be done to protect the vulnerable and reduce the possibility of attacks and emotional distress?  Tonight, we focus on those issues and more in our Insight segment. Our guest: Dr. Denise McCain – Director, Prince George’s County Family Justice Center   Dr. Audrey Chapman – Psychotherapist