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Domestic Violence 101 Training

Wednesday, September 20, 20239:00 amThursday, September 21, 20234:00 pm
Dover, DE


DCADV offers a semi-annual two-day Domestic Violence 101 (DV101) Training. DV101 is the Coalition’s signature training event and attracts a multidisciplinary audience from across the state. Participants typically include domestic violence service providers, nonprofit organizations, law enforcement agencies, and state employees working on issues ranging from behavioral health services to human resources to the criminal justice system. DV101 provides an overview of the dynamics and prevalence of domestic violence, and teaches participants effective advocacy skills that support safety and empowerment across systems.

Topics covered during the training include:
- History & Culture of Domestic Violence
- Dynamics of Abusive Relationships
- Empowerment Advocacy
- Risk Assessment
- Safety Planning
- Community Resources
- Criminal Justice and Civil Justice Systems
- Protection from Abuse Orders
- Trauma-Informed Services
- Prevention & Social Change

Wednesday, September 20 and Thursday, September 21, 2023

Hilton Garden Inn
Dover, DE

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration/Check In
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Workshop with breaks
*Lunch will not be provided. There will be a 75-minute break for lunch. Participants may leave the training facility to purchase a meal or bring a packed lunch.

Registration Fees:
$40.00 (both days)- Delaware Certified Domestic Violence Specialists, DCADV Member Organizations, and Current DCADV Supporting Members
$50.00 (both days)- Nonmembers
Not sure if you're a member? Click here to view a list of our current members

*Single day registration is also available ($20 for members/$25 for nonmembers). However, it is highly recommended that participants attend Day 1 before attending Day 2.

This course, Domestic Violence 101, Approval #02282023-1, provided by Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence is approved for continuing education by the NASW-DE Continuing Education Approval Collaborative. CE Approval Collaborative Approval Period: Tuesday, February 28, 2023 through January 31, 2025. Delaware social workers will receive 10.5 General CE credits for participating in this course.

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