Understanding Domestic Violence: Essentials and Intersections - UDVEI Training

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 9:30am - 5:00pm
CONNECT, 127 West 127th Street, New York, NY 10027
The Understanding Domestic Violence: Essentials and Intersections Course is our comprehensive overview about the fundamentals of domestic and intimate partner violence. 
The course will focus on the forms, dynamics, and tactics of abuse with an emphasis on the intersections between intimate partner violence and health and social justice issues affecting New York City‚Äôs communities.
 Fridays: January 19, 26 and February 2, 9, 2018
Topics covered include:
* Trauma and the impact of intimate partner violence on women and children 
* Reasons why men batter and abuse 
* The ways culture and religion shape people‚Äôs response to domestic violence 
* Effects of domestic violence within LGBTQ communities 
HIV, domestic violence and substance abuse 
* The navigation of social service and legal systems 
* Safety Planning
**Participation in each session is required for certification. Understanding Domestic Violence Essentials and Intersections is the prerequisite course for all CONNECT Training Institute courses. 
Materials Fee: $250* (sliding scale available, inquire upon enrollment)

For more information contact CONNECT at 212-683-0015 or via email at connect@connectnyc.org.