December 31, 2019

Training for Advocates: Co-occurrence of Domestic Violence and Child Abuse

Event Date: April 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

Location: Duluth, MN

For decades, the system responding to domestic violence has believed that once the battered woman leaves, the violence, power, and control ends. But the batterer’s desire and ability to punish and control remains strong. There is a high co-occurrence between child abuse and domestic violence. This complicates family reactions, obscures needs and makes intervening to protect both the children and the mother challenging. We will talk about the 7 Realities for mothers and children after they leave and explore how advocates can change thinking and responses to better assist families facing both DV and child abuse.

Space is limited. Strengthen your skills and level of advocacy service you can provide by registering HERE today!