Assessing Domestic Violence Training

Jenni Smith

Intended Audience: OCFS Caseworkers

Credit: 6 HRS

This full day training will enhance worker’s skills needed to respond to the 60% overlap between child abuse and domestic violence in Maine.  Presented by the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence, the Office of Child and Family Services and community-based Domestic Abuse Resource Centers, this experienced training team will focus on the use of, “accountable language” and assessing safety and throughout the life of a case.   Workers will witness a mock Batterer’s Intervention group and come to understand their role in ending domestic abuse