The Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCADV) is the statewide, nonprofit coalition of agencies and individuals working to stop domestic violence in Delaware. We work in partnership with direct service providers, government officials, and business and community partners to promote equality in relationships as we strive to alter the social conditions that allow violence and abuse to occur. We invite you to join us in these efforts.
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The last few months have tested our resiliency, practices, and creativity as we navigate new challenges in our work. DCADV remains committed to the development of Delaware's workforce, and continues to provide training to meet the needs of our community.
Research has shown that exposure to trauma increases an individual’s lifelong risk for serious health issues. Adopting a trauma-informed approach to care may improve patient engagement, enhance outcomes, and reduce avoidable care and excess costs for both the health care and social service sectors. This infographic explores: “What is trauma?”, “What is the impact of trauma on health?”, and “How can providers become trauma-informed?”
Every year, millions of Americans are affected by crime. This week is a time to recognize progress that has been
achieved in cementing victims’ rights and to raise awareness of their rights.
Lovely Lacey, Operations Coordinator for Black Mothers in Power, discusses the disparities around pregnancy and birth complications, especially for black mothers and their children.