Understanding Domestic Violence Essentials & Intersections Training - Spring 2016

127 W. 127th St. Suite 432, Harlem, NY 10027

Join us for our Spring 2016 training on domestic/intimate violence and social justice, Understanding Domestic Violence: Essentials and Intersections Training.

We call all advocates, organizers, healers, and changemakers to this cornerstone training.

This course will focus on the different forms and tactics of abuse and the resulting dynamics that get created. As a frontline worker serving communities in NYC, understanding the intersections between intimate partner violence, health and social justice will allow you to be more effective in helping people suffering from abuse and seeking safety.

  • This course is a prerequisite for Understanding Men who Batter & Abuse, Women’s Empowerment & other CONNECT courses.

  • Fridays | 9:30 - 5:00
April 1, 2016
April 8, 2016
April 15, 2016
April 22, 2016


CONNECT, 127 W. 127th St. Suite 432, Harlem, NY 10027

Materials Fee: $250 (sliding scale available, inquire upon enrollment)

For more information contact CONNECT at 212-683-0015 or via email at connect@connectnyc.org. REGISTER HERE

Topics include: 

  • Trauma and the impact of intimate partner violence on women and children
  • Why men batter and abuse
  • The ways culture and religion shape people’s response to domestic violence
  • Immigration
  • Effects of domestic violence within LGBTQ communities
  • HIV, domestic violence and substance abuse
  • The navigation of social service and legal systems
  • Safety Planning

**Participation in each session is required for certification. Understanding Domestic Violence Essentials and Intersections is the prerequisite course for all CONNECT Training Institute courses. Materials Fee: $250 (sliding scale available, inquire upon enrollment)

For more information, contact CONNECT at 212-683-0015 or via email at connect@connectnyc.org.