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Children Resources

State of Delaware – Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Children Resources   Court Based Advocacy | Educating Delaware Students | Department of Justice – Family Division | Family Visitation Centers |LGBT Resources  | Protection From Abuse (PFA) Orders | PFA_vs_NoContact | Teen Dating Resources   Children who witness domestic violence may have the following symptoms eating, sleeping disorders; mood related disorders such as depression, emotional […]

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Educating Delaware Students

State of Delaware – Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Schools – Educating Delaware Students   In June 2012, the School Teen Dating Violence and Sexual Assault Bill, SB 206 (Title 14, Section 4166) was passed by the General Assembly. The legislation requires Delaware school districts and charter schools to establish a policy on responding to Teen Dating […]

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Elderly and Disability Resources

Abuse, neglect, and exploitation of elders and other vulnerable adults have no boundaries and cross all racial, social class, gender and geographic lines. Abuse of vulnerable adults includes several types of violence that occur among those ages 60 and older and adult individuals who have mental or physical disability. The violence usually occurs at the […]

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Domestic Violence Awareness Posters

State of Delaware – Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Awareness & Prevention Posters   Community outreach fulfills an important function by increasing public awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault while distributing resources available to assist victims and their families.   Please contact Pat Kwetkauskie at (302) 255-0410 to request copies. Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention […]

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FIRT Members

Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Fatal Incident Review Team Members   FIRT Reports | FIRT Policy & Procedures All members of the Review Team, plus other individuals invited to participate, are considered part of the review panel for a particular case or incident. The Review Team frequently invites law enforcement personnel to participate in any case […]

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Treatment Certification Documents

The Panel meets annually to review Certified Treatment Program’s Annual Reports to ensure that programs remain in compliance with the Domestic Violence Intervention Standards including compliance with all continuing education requirements for facilitators. This annual process helps Delaware to maintain high quality and streamlined treatment services statewide. All questions pertaining to the treatment program certification process […]

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Batterers’ Intervention Certification Panel

Treatment Certification Documents  | Evaluation of the Batterers’ Intervention Program (BIP) Full Report | Executive Summary – Batterers’ Intervention Program (BIP) The Batterers’ Intervention Certification Panel (Panel) is a subcommittee of the Treatment Committee.  The Panel is responsible for overseeing and ensuring that treatment programs meet all specified requirements of the Domestic Violence Intervention Standards prior to being […]

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Treatment Committee

Batterers’ Intervention Certification Panel | Treatment Certification Documents Ensuring the quality and effectiveness of offender treatment is essential to promoting violence free behavior and enhancing victim safety. The Committee develops and reviews batterers’ intervention policies and procedures (Domestic Violence Intervention Standards) which mandate specific credentials, education and training for treatment service providers as well as […]

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Public Awareness / Education Committee

Court Advocacy Program | Protection From Abuse Orders |PFA_vs_NoContact | Understanding the Protection From Abuse Process The Committee brings together representatives from the courts, law enforcement, healthcare, Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families, advocates and community partners to promote awareness and education about domestic violence, sexual assault and resources available to victims. Education […]

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Medical Committee

Domestic violence remains a challenge to the medical community and patients alike. Domestic Violence diminishes a health care provider’s ability to deliver effective care and is often the root cause of many common problems encountered as a provider, such as headache, pain syndromes, noncompliance of medication and multiple emergency room visits. Domestic violence may affect […]

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