Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Information for Professionals

Social Services

Domestic Violence Training for Homeless Shelter Staff

Training Length: 7.5 hours (1 day)

Training Description:
Who Should Attend:

This training is limited to NYC Division of Homeless Services and Homeless Shelter Staff, and it will be offered four times a year.

Prerequisites: None

What you will learn:
How you will benefit:

Your awareness of the struggles that abused women face and your ability to appropriately refer clients will be increased. This training is designed to provide you with job relevant skills and knowledge.

Training Agenda

Welcome and Introductions

Introduction: Domestic Violence and Temporary Assistance (TA)

Lesson 1: Identifying Domestic Violence and Its Impact On Clients
Lesson 2: “Developing a Plan for Intervention”

For further information and to register for the training please contact the Project Director at: opdvldss@opdv.ny.gov.