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Training Committee

The Training Committee was established to identify domestic violence and sexual assault training needs throughout the State and to develop specific and multidisciplinary trainings.  The explores a variety of mediums through which to offer trainings, including in-person trainings or conferences, as well as live and/or recorded webinars. The goals of the committee are as follows: […]

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Immigration Domestic Violence Information

Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence Guide For Advocates The Guide provides practical tips and considerations to help advocates address the complex and unique needs of an immigrant victim.   Information on the Legal Rights Available to Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence   Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families 1825 Faulkland Road Wilmington, […]

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Teen Dating Violence Resources

State of Delaware – Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Resources – Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention   Few of us are used to asking teenagers about their dating practices. Yet there is growing evidence that teens are abused by their boyfriends and girlfriends at rates comparable to those of long term adult relationships. Statistics show […]

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Council Member Articles & Presentations

State of Delaware – Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Published Articles & Presentations   Financial Freedom: Woman, Money, Domestic Violence Dana Harrington Conner, Vice Chair, Domestic Violence Coordinating Council This article is reprinted from the William and Mary Journal of Women & Law 2014 Back to the Drawing Board: Barriers to join Decision-Making in Custody Cases Involving […]

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History and Purpose

History State of Delaware – Domestic Violence Coordinating Council   DVCC Committees | Mission Statement & Council Members | Bylaws In 1993, Delaware was the only state in the country that did not offer victims of domestic violence the ability to petition the court for a protection from abuse order. Although advocates had long been assisting […]

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