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Domestic Violence
Model Number: DV101-EN

DV 101:Understanding and Responding to Domestic ViolenceWhile domestic violence has similarities to other forms of family violence, it has certain unique characteristics. This book describes some of the forms of abuse, the use of power and control by abusers, how domestic violence affects children, the importance of empowerment through trauma-informed advocacy, the medical and justice systems, and prevention as social change.

This publication includes a sample safety plan and step-by-step information for obtaining Orders of Protection for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.