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Domestic Violence 101 course now available online

Domestic Violence: Understanding the Basics, a course presented by the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and VAWnet, the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women , is now available online.

The one-hour interactive course describes the behaviors and characteristics that are inherent to domestic violence. The 10-section course also provides an overview of the scope and impact on individuals and society, and explores the underlying factors that allow domestic violence to exist. The course offers insight into the various risks and choices that survivors face and shares how to be part of the solution.

The course answers common questions about domestic violence and is designed to help new advocates, allied professionals, students and the public gain a basic understanding of the complexity of domestic violence.

You can access the course here.

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