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Domestic Violence Fundamentals
Tuesday, November 05, 2019, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
Category: Training

Domestic Violence Fundamentals

Description: This 3 hour course is an introduction to domestic violence concepts and how they relate to family and child welfare. Participants will learn about what domestic violence is, how to identify various tactics of abuse, and how domestic violence impacts children from birth through their adolescent years. We will also explore how domestic violence impacts parenting and how professionals can help promote resilience and healing in families experiencing this type of trauma.

Location Info:
United Way Conference Center - Room BC
1111 9th Street
Des Moines

Registration will begin at 8:30 AM. Training will start promptly at 9:00 AM


There will be a Domestic Violence Intermediate course offered from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm. If you wish to partake in both courses, you must register for each one separately.


Please note: Priority seating is provided to staff working within one of the DHS child welfare contracts, including: Community Care; Group Foster Care; Family Safety, Risk, and Permanency (FSRP); Child Welfare Emergency Services (CWES): Aftercare Services; Supervised Apartment Living (SAL); Recruitment, Retention, Training and Support Services (RRTS); Parent Partners; Foster Care Youth Council. If you do not work within one of the child welfare contracts with the State, you may be bumped from the course and placed on a wait list.

At each training, participants will receive a certificate of completion based on hours attended. For more information, please click here.

If you have questions regarding seating for the training or if you are unable to participate for any reason, please contact Stephanie Strom at [email protected].


Contact: For more information contact Stephanie Strom, [email protected]