NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Each salon employee in Tennessee will quickly know what to hear for in relation to home violence.
All cosmetologists and barbers are actually required to acquire a certificates that proves to the Tennessee Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners that they’ve taken a free anti-domestic violence coaching.
Taylor Ellison, a salon proprietor and survivor of home abuse, is extraordinarily inspired by the brand new legislation.
“I am so pleased with Tennessee for making this a legislation. I believe it is a gorgeous factor and I believe it is so highly effective and past essential,” Ellison stated.
Ellison owns Treatment Lash Co. in Brentwood. She stated her trade is up shut and private.
“Having carried out this for therefore lengthy, I am going to have a shopper the place I will be like, ‘Are you OK woman? Is the whole lot OK with you?’ And also you simply learn to choose it out and methods to be a great listener,” she stated.
Final summer season, Ellison had all her workers take the Shear Haven Domestic Violence Training Course. On Jan. 1, it turned a statewide requirement.
“I simply suppose that’s so so particular. When you consider 50,000 magnificence professionals, they see 20, 30 or 40 purchasers per week. How many individuals’s lives is that going to the touch? What number of girls are you able to doubtlessly assist in that scenario? It is simply so magical to me,” she stated.
Present magnificence trade professionals have two years to take the coaching. College students in cosmetology faculty might want to take it to get a license.