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Understanding Domestic Violence and the Need for Safety Planning-10.26.21

This is a recording of a training that took place on October 26, 2021 9:00-11:00am

Description: The first day of a 2-part training will cover two foundational topics, building a comprehensive understanding on domestic violence / intimate partner violence followed by how to plan for safety of victims and survivors that you come in contact with. You will learn about the pervasiveness of the problem as well as the centrality of power and control in domestic violence dynamics and how it gets manifested in various forms. The training will help you understand the cycle of abuse and the innumerable barriers in leaving an abusive relationship. The session on safety planning will focus on why it is important to practice it and consider some important do's and don'ts.

Recommended Audience: Any staff who may encounter survivors of domestic violence in their programs, anyone interested in learning more about the cycle of abuse and safety planning

Presenter: Meher Rehman and Emagin Tanaschuk, The Network

Date: 10/26/2021 CEUs Available: No Training Format: Recorded Webinar

  • Understanding Domestic Violence Part 1
  • Why Domestic Violence Victims Don't Leave-Leslie Morgan Steiner
  • Understanding Domestic Violence Part 2
  • Understanding the Need for Safety Planning
  • Safety Planning Checklist
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever