A Community Response to Domestic Violence
Domestic violence is everyone’s business. One in four American women say they have been physically abused by a husband or boyfriend at some point in their lives. Men can be victims too. Friends, neighbors, relatives or co-workers may be suffering from abuse in their intimate partner relationships. This training will help participants better understand the dynamics of domestic violence and steps we can take to stop it.
Appropriate for all types of civic, community, business and religious groups.
Specific topics addressed include:
- Myths & facts about domestic violence
- Warnings signs of abuse
- Cycle of abuse and barriers to leaving
- Impact of family violence on children
- Strategies for helping
Community resources for victims, friends and family members