DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence offers our Domestic Violence Advocate Core Competency Training (DV ACT) to provide counselors and advocates at member organizations with Advocate Privilege (DC ST § 14-310). This 6 day training (November 1st, 3rd, 10th, 15th, 17th and 22nd from 9 am - 5 pm) covers dynamics of domestic violence, trauma resulting from domestic violence, crisis intervention, personal safety, risk management, criminal and civil court processes, and resources available to victims. Additional competency areas included in the training are described below.
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The DC Victim Hotline is available for all crime victims in the District of Columbia. The hotline...
DC Victim Hotline
The DC Victim Hotline is available for all crime victims in the District of Columbia.
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The Bowser Administration Joins the Nation in Commemorating National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month
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