“Understanding Domestic Violence: Essentials and Intersections” is a four-day intensive course on the fundamentals of domestic violence, emphasizing the intersections between violence and the many health and social justice issues affecting New York City’s communities. Topics include types of abuse and trauma, why men batter and abuse, impact of abusive behavior on women and children, multiple forms of safety planning, HIV and substance abuse, culture and immigration, DV in LGBTQ relationships, and navigating social service and legal systems. This course is the prerequisite for all CTI courses.
The course is on Fridays – 3/25/11, 4/1/11, 4/8/11, 4/15/11 from 9:30am-5pm
CONNECT is dedicated to preventing interpersonal violence and promoting gender justice. Through legal empowerment, grassroots mobilization and transformative education, we seek to create safe families and peaceful communities.
The course fee is 200 dollars but there is a sliding scale available to help accommodate all people that are interested.
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