Introduction - Domestic Violence

Accompanying this webinar series and the Real Tools toolkit, we also recommend: – a comprehensive curriculum and training module authored by Patricia J. Bland, M.A., CDP and Debi S. Edmund, M.A., LPC, and edited by Erin Tinnon, MSW. It is designed for advocates and their community partners to provide trauma-informed training on substance use and abuse in the context of domestic violence and sexual assault.

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The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is the voice of victims and survivors
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Domestic Violence Facts, Types & Effects - MedicineNet

Building Trauma-Informed Services for Children, Youth, and Parents Impacted by Domestic Violence is a 10-part webinar series for domestic violence advocates, supervisors, and mental health clinicians working in DV programs. Through this series, participants will gain enhanced understanding and practical strategies for supporting survivors and their children to address challenges, promote resilience, and heal from the traumatic effects of interpersonal violence. The series builds on a core curriculum, Children Exposed to Domestic Violence, written by Patricia Van Horn, PhD, in collaboration with NCDVTMH and will offer practical tools, tips, and discussion guides for creating trauma-informed child and family-centered programming.

Domestic Violence and Abuse: Recognizing the Signs of …

This webinar series will build on and will offer a practical toolkit for providing trauma-informed services responsive to the needs of women survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault affected by substance abuse. This series is rooted in the experiences of women in recovery who are also survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Many of the women we interviewed for Real Tools shared how they were often prevented from seeking treatment, pulled out of treatment against medical advice, and denied access to aftercare or peer support. Women also reported being coerced into using by partners, which led to relapse and increased safety risks.

Domestic Violence and Abuse Recognizing the Signs of an Abusive Relationship and Getting Help
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Domestic violence should not happen to anybody. Ever. Period. But it does - and when it does, there is help. Maybe you have lived with abuse, maybe it happened just once; maybe you work or live next to someone who is being abused right now. Whoever you are, this book can show you how and where to get help.

In 1994, 1995, and again in 2000, Michigan changed the laws that deal with domestic violence to make it easier for the victims of abuse to get protection through the legal system.

We have tried to include information to help you get support and plan for your safety including resources to the best and most affordable and other Michigan locations.

If this booklet applies to you, you just need to remember two things: first, abuse is never okay; second, you are not alone. Help is yours for the asking. Your safety as well as the ones attached to you is a priority.

If you know someone whom you think is being abused - a friend, family member, co-worker, client, patient or parishioner - please consider contacting one of the agencies listed below to discuss ways to safely help them.

Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme - Domestic …

This webinar series will examine the intersections between trauma, domestic violence, and the opioid epidemic; discuss innovative approaches to addressing these complex issues; and offer practical strategies for domestic violence programs and opioid/substance abuse treatment providers.

RZA - Domestic Violence - YouTube

Domestic violence is a devastating social problem that affects every segment of the population. While system responses are primarily targeted towards adult victims of abuse, increasing attention is now focused on the children who witness domestic violence. Studies estimate that 10 to 20 percent of children are at risk for exposure to domestic violence. Research also indicates children exposed to domestic violence are at an increased risk of being abused or neglected, and that a majority of studies reveal there are adult and child victims in 30 to 60 percent of families who experience domestic violence. This manual provides background on this complex topic and addresses the following practice issues: The overlap between child maltreatment and domestic violence; The basics of domestic violence; Modifying child protection practice with families experiencing domestic violence; Enhancing caseworker safety and support in child protection cases involving domestic violence; and Building collaborative responses for families experiencing domestic violence. Appendices include a glossary of terms, child, victim, and alleged perpetrator domestic violence assessments, safety plans, and information about developing a memorandum of understanding.