While limited research exists regarding the prevalence of domestic violence within the Deaf community, it is known that Deaf individuals experience violence at significant rates. This 2-part webinar series will explore the best practices for working with Deaf survivors of Domestic violence, to dismantle the barriers, and to gain better understanding of Deaf culture, including important cultural norms.
Continuing Education Hours: 1.5
This training has been approved by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for 1.5 continuing education hours for advocates working at Georgia's state-certified domestic violence programs.
Learning Objectives for Part 1: After participating in this webinar, attendees will be able to
• Have an increased understanding of Deaf culture
• Be able to describe the unique DV dynamics for Deaf survivors
• Recognize the unique barriers to safety for Deaf survivor
Advocates and administrative staff of state-certified and community based domestic violence service programs in Georgia, as well as allied professionals working with families experiencing domestic violence.