520 N. Delaware Ave • Philadelphia, PA 19123 • 215-923-2116 • fax: 215-923-5169

Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) -- For Health & Human Services (HHS) Professionals


This session runs from 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM.  Registration begins at 8:00 AM.

Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) -- For Health & Human Services (HHS) Professionals

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About This Course

This introductory level training workshop is for Health and Human Service professionals. It is about the dynamics of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), how these dynamics could affect individual’s access and compliance with services, and what trauma-informed strategies professionals could use to support people who are being abused by their partners.

Learning Objectives: 

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Identify at least four examples of abusive behaviors and how they can affect individuals and families
  • Explain four barriers or reasons for not ending an abusive relationship
  • Recognize four ways in which the abuse could affect the survivor and their ability to access mental health and housing services
  • Explain three trauma-informed strategies to support victims/survivors of intimate partner violence
  • List at least three specific services for victims/survivors of IPV in Philadelphia
Intended Audience: 

BH and OHS Staff

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Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend entire presentation and complete a course evaluation in order to receive credits.

Location Information: 
BHTEN training is held on the 7th floor of 520 N. Delaware Ave, at the corner of Spring Garden and Delaware. The entrance is on Spring Garden St.