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Start Course 1: Understanding Domestic Violence

Learn answers to common questions about domestic violence in this five-lesson course. (Total Course Time: approximately 40 minutes.)

Lesson 1: What is domestic violence?

What is domestic violence? How do perpetrators exert power and control over their partner?


Lesson 2: Who are victims of domestic violence?

How does domestic violence impact women, men, LGBTQ communities, and individuals with disabilities?


Lesson 3: What is the impact of domestic violence?

How does domestic violence impact victims, workplaces, and children?


Lesson 4: Who are perpetrators of domestic violence?

Who perpetrates domestic violence? What are common characteristics of abusers?


Lesson 5: How to support a victim of domestic violence

Why do victims stay in abusive relationships? How can I support a victim?