Victim Services

Learning Goals

  • Identify the definitions of domestic violence, and the distinctions among types of violence.
  • Describe victim advocacy role in assisting victims of intimate partner violence.
  • List the basic elements of crisis intervention and response. 
  • Define threats and lethality measures for clients.
  • Create and identify resources for clients.
  • Create a safety plan with victims/survivors.
  • Explain the steps of the local legal system.
  • Describe the effects of children involved in domestic violence situations.