Connecticut Department of Children and Families
Aug 20, 2013

"Domestic Violence: Overview of the Safe & Together Model"

DATE:  August 20, 2013
TIME:  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
PRESENTER:  Kristen Selleck, MSW
AUDIENCE:  Target Audience:  DCF social workers, supervisors, managers, ARG staff, FAR staff, and any community partners
COURSE DESCRIPTION:  Domestic violence case practice can be challenging. The Safe and Together model is a field tested national model designed to support child welfare workers and their community partners in domestic violence practice.  This training will provide participants with an overview of the Safe and Together model principles and components.  In addition, participants will discuss interviewing, assessment, safety planning and case planning skills specific to domestic violence cases.  Participants will have an opportunity to discuss ways to partner with domestic violence survivors and intervene with perpetrators to reduce harm to children.  Finally, participants will discuss how the Safe and Together model can impact case decision making.
The following are objectives of the training
  • Explain the Safe & Together Model and its components
  • Describe interviewing techniques
  • Learn appropriate safety planning approaches
  • Explore ways to engage & partner with domestic violence survivors

Location: C,O.T.A. (Central Office Training Academy ), 505 Hudson Street, Hartford, CT 06106
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9 AM - 4 PM

Contact: Cheryl Wright
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