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Protective Orders in Washington State

This course covers basic information about protective orders offered in the state of Washington, along with a deeper dive into Domestic Violence Protection Orders (DVPOs). DVPOs are not the best choice for many survivors, so be sure to pair this information with survivor-centered advocacy.

Completing this course constitutes 8 self-study hours.


Part I: Overview of Washington protective orders

In this section, we will build a basic understanding of the types of protective orders available in the state of Washington.


Part II: Domestic Violence Protections Orders (DVPOs)

In this section, we will dig into specifics for Domestic Violence Protection Orders (DVPOs).


Part III: DVPO advocacy with survivors

In this section, we will learn more about doing advocacy with survivors who are considering DVPOs.


Training Hours Confirmation

After reviewing all of this information and resources on this page, complete this form to receive an email confirmation of your self-study hours per WAC 388-61A-1080.
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