October is Domestic Abuse Awareness Month. With abuse on the rise from COVID-19, we need tools to recognize, remove and recover from domestic abuse.
Meet the Guests
Charlene Quint is a family law attorney in the Chicago area who focuses her practice on helping women overcome domestic abuse. She wrote “Overcoming the Narcissist, Sociopath, Psychopath, and Other Domestic Abusers: The Comprehensive Handbook to Recognize, Remove and Recover from Abuse” to help victims of domestic abuse become the fearless victors that God designed them to be. She is the founder of AbuseCare.org, a nondenominational faith-based organization designed to provide hope and healing to women in their journey from victim to victorious and to educate and equip churches in caring for victims of domestic abuse. Quint is co-chair of the Partnership for a Safer Lake County, a network of organizations combating all forms of abuse. She is a Certified Domestic Violence Professional, an advocate for victims of abuse, a facilitator of multiple support groups, and a domestic abuse survivor. She speaks publicly to raise awareness of domestic abuse and provides training for churches on how to address abuse in the church. Prior to starting her law firm, she was a corporate attorney with Chicago law firm SchiffHardin, LLP focusing on privacy laws and cybersecurity. She began her law career as a federal law clerk for the Honorable Morton Denlow in the Northern District of Illinois. Prior to her law career, she served as the Chief Financial Officer of Probus Publishing, a Chicago publishing house. She began her financial career at Arthur Andersen & Co. She graduated summa cum laude from Augustana College and magna cum laude from Loyola University of Chicago Law School. Quint has served on the Board of Regents and as an adjunct professor of Trinity International University, on the board of the Au Sable Institute, a Christian institute of environmental studies, and on the board of her local church. She has written numerous articles, has contributed to a few books, and is the author of three books. Charlene is a wife, mother of three, and active in the worship team at her local church. She enjoys skiing, music, being