DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS

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.

Our Local Group

Please email DVAwareness@staffordhope.org for dates or questions.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Contact Us for Upcoming Dates

Session 1

V 101 – Basic Understanding of Domestic Violence, Statistics, Impact, Safety

Session 2

Power and Control – Definitions, Types of Abuse, Risks, Safety Planning

Session 3

Listening and Boundaries – Importance of Recognizing Boundaries, Coping Skills, Listening, Next Steps

Session 4

Community Resources – How to Help a Friend, Safety, Confidentiality, Allied Partners, Healthcare, Court Services

Session 5

Law Enforcement Response in partnership w/ Stafford Sheriff’s Office

Session 6

Domestic Violence – Children and Youth- Impact, Healthy Relationships for Teens, Red Flags, Resources

NEED ASSISTANCE?

Check out our list of community resources to find the type of assistance that you need.

EMERGENCY
HOTLINE

911

SUICIDE PREVENTION
LIFELINE

1-800-273-8255

SEXUAL ASSAULT
HOTLINE

1-800-656-4673