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
4:00 – 5:30 PM Ministry Center at Ebenezer Church
161 Embrey Mill Road Stafford, VA 22554
WHAT TO EXPECT
V 101 – Basic Understanding of Domestic Violence, Statistics, Impact, Safety
Power and Control – Definitions, Types of Abuse, Risks, Safety Planning
Listening and Boundaries – Importance of Recognizing Boundaries, Coping Skills, Listening, Next Steps
Community Resources – How to Help a Friend, Safety, Confidentiality, Allied Partners, Healthcare, Court Services
Law Enforcement Response in partnership w/ Stafford Sheriff’s Office
Domestic Violence – Children and Youth- Impact, Healthy Relationships for Teens, Red Flags, Resources
Check out our list of community resources to find the type of assistance that you need.