This training raises awareness about domestic violence among professionals working with children, particularly how it effects children at all ages. Participants will learn how to support victims of abuse and their children, and how to access resources for further assistance.

Specific topics addressed include:

  • The different types of abuse
  • The cycle of violence
  • Barriers to leaving an abusive relationship
  • Effects of domestic violence on the victim
  • How exposure to domestic violence impacts children at all ages
  • Strategies for supporting the victim and children
  • Resources available to victims, their families and caretakers