Cabrini College’s has a commitment to domestic violence education and to honor domestic violence awareness month. Thursday, Oct. 10, Cabrini College will host an event with Detective Deirdri Fishel.
This event is funded in part by the Barbara and John Jordan Endowment Fund
Deirdri Fischel is the narrator of ‘Telling Amy’s Story’ that follows the timeline of a domestic violence homicide that occurred on November 8, 2001 in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania.
Detective Deirdri Fishel is a 15-year veteran of law enforcement. She has been the primary investigator and case manager of the State College Police Department’s Victim Centered Intensive Care Management (VCICM) Unit since 2006.
The VCICM Unit is tasked with investigating, coordinating, prosecuting, and responding to domestic violence and stalking crimes throughout the county.
Detective Fishel is a court-recognized expert on domestic violence. She is certified to train law enforcement personnel on domestic violence issues and has trained judges, prosecutors, municipal and state police officers, medical doctors, nurses, advocates, and other system professionals across the nation.
Fishel has been a featured speaker/trainer at conferences for the National Center for Victims of Crime, the Stalking Resource Center, and the National Network to End
On Oct 10th in the Widener Center Lecture Hall from 12:30-1:45 there will be a showing of ‘Telling Amy’s Story” followed by a Question and Answer session with Detective Fishel from 1:55-2:30.
Student participation is greatly appreciated. If you are interested, bring your friends to the viewing of the movie, the question and answer session, or both.