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The Dynamics of Domestic Violence – 90 minutes

Audience: All community members
  • Information about various types of abuse
  • Answering, “Why people stay in violent relationships
  • Responding to those who experience violence
  • Accessing local and national resources

LGBTQ+ and Domestic Violence – 90 minutes

audience: All community members
  • Information about various types of abuse
  • Define language and terminology within the LGBTQ+ Community
  • Barriers for those seeking services
  • Best practices for serving the community
  • Accessing local and national resources

Teen Dating Abuse and Sexual Assault – 60 minutes

Audience: Educators and Youth Workers
  • Information about various types of abuse
  • Contrasting healthy vs. unhealthy behaviors in relationships
  • Responding to those who experience unhealthy or abuse relationships
  • Overview of the Indiana Department of Education model policy.
  • Overview of Title IX requirements
  • Prevention strategies
  • Accessing youth specific local and national resources

Adverse Childhood Experience Study & Domestic Violence – 90 minutes

Audience: Direct social service providers (case managers, therapists, advocates), nurses, teachers, youth workers
  • History and overview of the ACES
  • The connection between childhood trauma and adult health outcomes
  • Common behaviors and challenges of traumatized individuals
  • Risk and protective factors
  • Overview of cyclical and trans-generational trauma

The Dynamics of Domestic Violence for Dental Professionals
– 90 minutes

Audience: Dental professionals
  • Information about various types of abuse
  • Common medical issues of those experiencing violence
  • Special considerations: head trauma and intra-oral injury
  • Behaviors of those being victimized and those causing harm in a health care setting
  • Screening for domestic violence under the ADVR model
  • Accessing local resources
  • Further reading and education materials

Employers & Domestic Violence – 90 minutes

audience: managers, hr professionals at for profit and non profit work places
  • Information about various types of abuse
  • Addressing suspicions of domestic violence among employees
  • Creating an environment where employees are comfortable disclosing
  • Keeping an employee experiencing domestic violence safe at work
  • Accessing local and national resources

Medical Professionals and Domestic Violence – 90 minutes

audience: Health care professionals
  • Information about various types of abuse
  • Common medical issues of those experiencing violence
  • Special considerations: strangulation and underrepresented communities
  • Behaviors of those being victimized and those causing harm in a health care setting
  • Screening for domestic violence under the ADVR model
  • Accessing local resources
  • Further reading and education materials

Healthy Boundaries for Healthy Relationships – 60 minutes

audience: All community members
  • Define and explore levels of boundaries
  • Discuss advantages of healthy boundaries and implementation
  • Identify barriers and misconceptions surround boundaries
  • Accessing resources regarding healthy boundaries

“In her shoes” simulation – 60 minutes

Audience: Adults. Pairs with our Dynamics of Domestic Violence Training.

This interactive experience walks participants through the story of someone experiencing domestic violence. Created by Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, it helps training attendees to understand the difficult choices victims have to make, and witness the real life impact of violence on various communities.

Equity: Understanding the Intersection of Domestic Violence and Underrepresented Communities – 2.5 hours

Audience: All community members
  • Overview of intimate partner violence
  • Define language and terminology within the LGBTQ+ community
  • Discuss specific barriers for LGBTQ+ community members experiencing domestic violence
  • Discuss specific barriers for Black and African American women experiencing domestic violence
  • Understand barriers these communities face when accessing services
  • Understand intersecting identities
  • Learn how to create a safe environment for everyone

 

If you did not find a training that suits your needs, please contact us! We love to create customized trainings related to domestic violence for our community. 

For more information or to schedule a training, please contact our Training Services Manager, Ash Rathwell, at

arathwell@dvnconnect.org or call 317-872-1086