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Foundations of DV Advocacy: Understanding DV Dynamics

April 26, 2021
10: 00 AM - 11: 30 AM

Eastern Standard Time


Courtney Winkler, Brooke Ophardt

Content Areas

Training Level
Introductory (geared towards those who have been doing this work for less than 2 years and have a basic understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence. These workshops focus on new knowledge and skills.)
Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence, and Stalking
Domestic/intimate partner violence dynamics and services, History and frameworks of the movement, Resources for victims and survivors, Trauma-informed response and practices
DVS Certification
Basic DV Knowledge (I)

Registration Info

Registration Days
March 23 - April 21, 2021


Foundations of DV Advocacy: Understanding DV Dynamics

This introductory training is designed for anyone new to domestic violence services and advocacy.  It provides an overview of the history, prevalence, and impact of domestic violence.  It explains common dynamics and tactics domestic violence abusers use to maintain power and control.  Participants will explore the challenges/barriers faced by victims/survivors and some of the supportive resources available across the state.

This course, Foundations of Domestic Violence Advocacy: Understanding DV Dynamics, Approval #210324, provided by Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence, is approved for continuing education by the NASW-DE Continuing Education Approval Collaborative. CE Approval Collaborative Approval Period: Thursday, April 1, 2021 through January 31, 2023. Delaware social workers will receive 1.5 General CE credits for participating in this course.