Domestic Violence: Understanding the Basics

Publication Date: February 20, 2015

This 1-hour interactive eLearning module describes the dynamics and common tactics that characterize domestic violence, provides an overview of the scope and impact on individuals and society, explores the underlying factors that allow domestic violence to exist, offers insight into the various risks and choices that survivors face, and shares how to be part of the solution.

Divided into 10 sections that address common questions related to domestic violence, this self-guided online course will help new advocates, allied professionals, students, volunteers and the general public achieve a basic understanding of the complexities of this issue. Those who take the course will learn about the prevalence of domestic violence, as well as strategies to recognize and address domestic violence in their own communities.

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