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Free Training for Domestic Violence Awareness Month: A Survivor-Centered Approach to Law - (10/23/2018)
8:30am - 12:30pm - 1701 North St, Endicott

Recognize "Domestic Violence Awareness Month" by attending a free training facilitated by the Pace University Women's Justice Center and hosted by Rise! The training will focus on a survivor-centered approach to law and will be broken into four topics. Each topic will be taught by an expert at Pace with input from a panel of local professionals. Topics include:

-LGBTQ+ Survivors
-Best Practices for the Investigation and Prosecution of Domestic Violence Crimes
-Firearm Restrictions and Orders of Protection
-Stalking


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What is domestic violence?

Domestic Violence is a pattern of coercive behavior. This pattern can include abuse of various sorts of one family member by another including:

Perpetrators of domestic violence have a goal to establish and maintain power and control over their partners and/or other family members.

This violence affects people in every racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic group and includes people of all ages who have lived together or who have had an intimate relationship.

Domestic violence often escalates in severity and frequency over time and can have serious health and psychological ramifications.

How can you learn more?

Representatives from Rise are available to speak to community organizations about domestic violence and our services.

For more information, call 6O7.748.7453.

For additional information: www.opdv.ny.gov/whatisdv