On March 31, 2014, the Alliance will be offering a three hour training for volunteers, community partners and anyone interested in improving their response to victims of abuse. The topics to be covered will be:
- The Batterer as Parent – including how a batterer interacts with his children and the other parent as a victim.
- Domestic Violence and Children- what happens to a child when exposed to domestic violence?
- Sexual Assault- an overview including statistics, effect on the victim, drug facilitated rape.
- Drugs, Alcohol and Domestic Violence– does drinking cause violence? How victims cope and how it increases lethality.
The training will begin at 9:00am and end at 12:00pm and refreshments will be served. All attendees will receive a certificate of completion.
This training includes part of the basic components for the required Department of Human Services employees’ training.