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Domestic Violence 101

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Domestic Violence 101 is the first of a four-part series during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. This October, Rainbow Health is collaborating with Women’s Advocates to host a hybrid 4-Part Series on Domestic Violence every Friday from 11am-1pm.

Light lunch will be provided for those attending in-person. This event is gender-neutral and welcomes all.

Join in-person at Rainbow Health’s Minneapolis office or virtually through Zoom.

In-person location: 701 South 4th Avenue, Suite 1500, Minneapolis, MN 55415

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87549655018

Oct. 6th: Domestic Violence 101

  • Understand the prevalence of domestic violence as a public health concern in Minnesota and beyond
  • Recognize the different forms of abuse, general warning signs/dynamics, and impact on victim-survivors
  • Acknowledge the root causes of domestic violence and barriers to safety while addressing common misconceptions
  • Engage in conversations about domestic violence and support victim-survivors including connecting them to safety resources

Oct. 13th: Domestic Violence 201

  • Expand understanding of abusive relationship dynamics, deepening knowledge of emotional abuse tactics and the form of abuse known as coercive control;
  • Explore why the general public is historically reluctant to believe survivors who come forward about their abuse; and
  • Gain tools and courage to stand up against victim-blaming and minimization, and help build a culture that believes victim-survivors

Oct. 20th: All About Safety Planning

  • Know the different facets of “safety” beyond the physical, and the importance of holistic safety in the lives of victim-survivors
  • Understand the components and considerations of safety planning (including online)
  • Identify when safety may be compromised and create a personalized safety plan related to level of risk (including ongoing support systems and resources to be connected with)

Oct. 27th: Healthy Relationship Building Blocks

  • Know the components of healthy relationships across the relationship spectrum: friendships, family, intimate partners, colleagues (including trust, healthy communication skills/expectations, emotion regulation)
  • Identify their relationship rights and needs with the support of setting boundaries
  • Recognize red flags and green flags in potential relationship partners


October 6
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Rainbow Health
701 South 4th Avenue, Suite 1500
Minneapolis, MN 55415 United States
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