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The Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence offers a semi-annual two-day Domestic Violence 101 Training. DV101 is the Coalition’s signature training event and attracts people from a cross-section of our state, including nonprofit organizations, police agencies, and state employees working on issues ranging from behavioral health services to human resources to the criminal justice system.

DV101 introduces new domestic violence advocates and others from the community to the basics of serving and working with victims and survivors of domestic violence. Topics covered during the training include:

  • History & Culture of Domestic Violence
  • Dynamics of Abusive Relationships
  • Values Clarification
  • Empowerment Advocacy
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safety Planning
  • Community Resources
  • Criminal Justice and Civil Justice Systems
  • Protection from Abuse Orders
  • Court Preparation
  • Documentation
  • Prevention & Social Change

Attendees are able to earn certification credits toward the Domestic Violence Specialist Certification offered by the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

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