All Stafford Hope meetings are postponed until after April 24.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS
Led by professionals in the field, the domestic violence awareness course helps women and men understand the dangers of domestic violence and prepares them to recognize and safely respond to signs and symptoms of domestic violence in the lives of friends and loved ones. Hosted in partnership with EmpowerHouse.
Time: Sundays 4:00 – 5:30 PM
Location: Ministry Center at Ebenezer Church
161 Embrey Mill Road
Stafford, VA 22554
Sessions are not progressive, they can be attended as participants have availability/interest. *No sign-ups required.
February 9/Session 1: DV 101 – Basic Understanding of Domestic Violence, Statistics, Impact, Safety
February 16/ Session 2: Power and Control – Definitions, Types of Abuse, Risks, Safety Planning
February 23/Session 3: Listening and Boundaries – Importance of Recognizing Boundaries, Coping Skills, Listening, Next Steps
March 1/Session 4: Community Resources – How to Help a Friend, Safety, Confidentiality, Allied Partners, Healthcare, Court Services
March 8/Session 5: Law Enforcement Response in partnership w/ Stafford Sheriff’s Office
March 22/Session 6: Domestic Violence – Children and Youth- Impact, Healthy Relationships for Teens, Red Flags, Resources
Email DVAwareness@staffordhope.org or use the button below to ask questions.
Please use the button below to let us know if you will need childcare during these meetings.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE