New Resource! Friends & Family Guide for Helping Someone in an Abusive Relationship

We are thrilled to announce the release of our new Friends & Family Guide. This online resource covers how to help someone who is experiencing abuse, as well as how to talk to someone who is harming or abusing their partner. The guide also includes a section on how to support teens to have healthy relationships. WSCADV’s research […]

Verizon Foundation Funds Innovative Partnership for Pregnant & Parenting Survivors

Domestic violence is all too common among young pregnant and parenting women, but support can be hard to come by. That’s why WSCADV is bringing together Home Visiting programs (support services for expectant parents and young families) and Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault programs in Yakima, Adams, and Grant counties to share their expertise and learn from […]

What’s Money Got to Do With It? Ellensburg

What’s money got to do with domestic violence? A lot! Join us to learn more about how to support survivors as they navigate the worlds of credit, debt and more. Learn how to build community relationships with financial institutions that benefit the survivors you work with. Polish your safety planning skills to include money and finances. You might even learn something that benefits your own finances! This training will be co-facilitated by Jennifer Quiroz, co-founder of the King County Hope and Power financial education program, and Hannah Haag, with the YWCA Economic Resilience Initiative.

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What’s Money Got to Do With It? Federal Way

What’s money got to do with domestic violence? A lot! Join us to learn more about how to support survivors as they navigate the worlds of credit, debt and more. Learn how to build community relationships with financial institutions that benefit the survivors you work with. Polish your safety planning skills to include money and finances. You might even learn something that benefits your own finances! This training will be co-facilitated by Jennifer Quiroz, co-founder of the King County Hope and Power financial education program, and Hannah Haag, with the YWCA Economic Resilience Initiative.

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Good to Know! Social Workers DV Policy Guide for Home Visitors

This webinar provides an overview of the DV Policy Guide that applies to all Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) social workers when dealing with families experiencing domestic violence, and best practices when advocating on behalf of survivors and their children.  

Domestic Violence Screening+, Let’s talk about it!

This webinar covers best practices for home visitors when screening for domestic violence, and strategies that open the door to further conversations about healthy relationships.

DV Fatality Review Recommendations: Teens

Based on in-depth reviews of 84 domestic violence homicide and murder-suicide cases, the Domestic Violence Fatality Review has identified 11 key goals to improve the response to domestic violence in Washington State. Among these key goals: Increase knowledge about teen dating violence and young people’s access to appropriate services and interventions.

Issue Brief: Where Did Domestic Violence Victims Turn For Help?

Domestic violence fatality reviews showed that nearly all victims reached out for help from family and friends. Victims turned to informal support systems earlier and more often than the legal system. This Issue Brief has the facts plus resources for engaging friends and family.