Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Information for Professionals

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Almost half a million incidents of domestic violence are reported to police in New York State every year. Victims of domestic violence turn to a variety of agencies, organizations and professionals for help. One in three women and one in seven men experience abuse. No matter your profession, you work with victims of domestic violence and you can make a difference in their lives.

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Attorneys and Judges
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Domestic Violence service providers
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Higher Education
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Professionals who work with offenders
Professionals who work with older individuals
Social Services Professionals
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