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

Sessions are not progressive, they can be attended as participants have availability/interest. *No sign-ups required.

DV Awareness Group

Sunday

4:00 – 5:30 PM Ministry Center at Ebenezer Church
161 Embrey Mill Road Stafford, VA 22554
Need Childcare?

WHAT TO EXPECT

February 9/Session 1

V 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

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