Understanding Domestic Violence: Essentials & Intersections

CONNECT is dedicated to the preventing interpersonal violence and promoting gender justice.

Understanding Domestic Violence:

Essentials and Intersections

Fridays, 9:30am-5pm

10/7/11, 10/14/11, 10/21/11, and 10/28/11

Register today for this four-day intensive course on the fundamentals of domestic violence (also

known as Intimate Partner Violence). Learn about the types, tactics, dynamics of abuse and the

intersections between intimate violence and the many health and social justice issues affecting

New York City’s communities. Topics include:

  • Why men batter and abuse,
  • Trauma and the impact of intimate violence on women and children
  • How culture and religion shape our responses to domestic violence
  • How domestic violence affects LGBTQ communities
  • HIV, domestic violence and substance abuse
  • The navigation of social service and legal systems.
  • Safety Planning

Presented by CONNECT’s Community Empowerment Program Violence Prevention Educators

and featuring guest speakers in the fields of trauma, HIV/AIDS, cultural identity, LGBTQ and

substance abuse. Materials fee is $200 per participant. Sliding scale is available, organizational

budget will be required for sliding scale eligibility. For more information or to register go to

www.connectnyc.org or call (212) 683-0015 ext.215.

Understanding Domestic Violence is the prerequisite course for all CONNECT Training

Institute courses. Participants who have completed a previous cycle of Understanding

Domestic Violence or DV101 are not required to take this class before registering for other CTI


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