Olivia Burzette

Major: Child, Adult, and Family Services
Minor/option/emphasis: CHFS-Adult/Family Programs
Company/Organization: ACCESS Assault Care Center
Company/Organization website: http://www.assaultcarecenter.org
Destination: Ames, Iowa
Timeframe: Fall
Advisor/Coordinator Email: enloe@iastate.edu


Advocacy and support to clients who are survivors of domestic abuse. This includes leading healthy relationship discussion groups with at-risk youth, attending client counseling and/or resource-oriented meetings, connecting clients with community resources, speaking at community and school outreach prevention events, and attending staff meetings and trainings.


Holding discussions with youth ages 10-17 and being able to get important ideas about healthy relationships across to them that many people do not learn until adulthood, if they learn them at all.

What advice would you give?

To continuously accept challenges and put yourself into situations that you are unfamiliar with in order to learn and grow to your fullest potential.

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