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State of Delaware Domestic Violence Policy

State of Delaware Domestic Violence Policy February 16, 2010 Amended February, 2016 Statement of Policy The State of Delaware (“the State”) is committed to promoting the health and safety of its employees. Pursuant to House Bill No 4 of the 148th General Assembly, the State does not tolerate Domestic Violence, (Title 10 Section 1041); Sexual […]

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Victim Service Resources

Victim Services Resources (printable version)     If there is a police emergency or medical treatment is needed call 911.   Domestic Violence Intervention Program | Protection From Abuse Orders | PFA_vs_NoContact Victim Bill of Rights Domestic Violence Hotlines (including emergency safety/shelter needs) New Castle County   302-762-6110 New Castle County – (Spanish) Hotline 302-762-6110 Northern Kent County  […]

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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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Brochures, Shoe Card & Awareness Websites

State of Delaware – Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Brochure, Shoe Card & Awareness Websites   Please contact Pat Kwetkauskie at (302) 255-0410 to order copies for your agency. Domestic Violence: How It Affects Children – brochure Domestic Violence: How It Affects Children (Spanish) – brochure A brochure which outlines the effects domestic violence has on […]

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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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Awareness and Prevention Resources

Domestic Violence consists of “Intimate Partner Violence,” which includes current and former spouses, current and former dating couples with or without a child in common and dating couples. This type of violence can occur among heterosexual or same-sex couples and does not require sexual intimacy. IPV can vary in frequency and severity. It occurs on […]

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