What is Domestic Violence?

Posted on July 28, 2020 in: General News

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Part 1: What is Domestic Violence?

What do we already know? (Myths and facts about DV)

Defining DV / the prevalence of DV

Understanding the dynamics of DV: the 4 types of abuse and the Cycle of Violence

Why people stay in abusive relationships

How to help others or get help for yourself (strategies and resources, special attention given to what is available during COVID restrictions)

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Part 2: How Does Domestic Violence Affect Children?

Refresher: defining domestic violence

Prevalence of children witnessing DV

Common misconceptions

Effects of DV at different developmental stages

How to help children heal from exposure to DV

Special considerations in the current COVID-19 pandemic

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Part 3: Understanding Teen Dating Violence (for Caregivers)

Understanding the prevalence and dynamics of TDV

Identifying teen dating violence

Strategies for helping teens who experience TDV

Legal considerations (PFAs and the age of consent)

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For questions, please contact the Office for Child and Youth Protection at or 215-587-2466.


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