Maddie Hahn, MSW
Manager, Dating Abuse Prevention Program
Maddie graduated from Monmouth University in 2018 with a Master’s in Social Work. Managing the program since May 2019, Hahn has focused on providing workshops in schools across Morris County, curriculum building, facilitation of the annual youth conference, and program development.
“Teaching young adults about healthy relationships and participating in the prevention of abuse has shown me that my purpose in this field is outreach and advocacy. We are all in relationships with friends, family, and intimate partners, and it is something we spend little time discussing. Knowing how to build healthy relationships, identify unhealthy behaviors, and access resources is so incredibly important.” - Maddie Hahn
Lauren Greenfield, B.S. Psychology & B.A. Communication
Lauren graduated from East Stroudsburg University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. She is currently attending Caldwell University’s Graduate program for Clinical Mental Health Counseling. As a Youth Educator, Lauren focuses on the education of Teen Dating Abuse by providing workshops to students throughout Morris County.
“Having the opportunity to impact children and educate them on the warning signs of abuse before it happens is the foundation of prevention work. Providing them with safety, support and solutions is an essential step in reducing teen dating abuse.” -Lauren Greenfield
Kayla Jacobson, B.S. Psychology
Kayla graduated from the University of Scranton in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in Teaching at Fairleigh Dickinson University. After an internship with the Dating Abuse Prevention Program in 2019, Jacobson joined the team as a youth educator.
“Proactive education and awareness is vital in preventing the devastating effects of emotional and physical abuse. Every child deserves the opportunity to accurately identify healthy behaviors and be empowered to pursue those qualities in both romantic partners and friendships. By teaching students about the warning signs of an unhealthy relationship, we can provide the framework for a future in which domestic violence is absent from their lives.” – Kayla Jacobson
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