Domestic Violence 101 training scheduled for Oct. 25

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The UH West Oʻahu Compliance Hui is presenting Domestic Violence 101 in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to the training, which is scheduled for 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25. Attendees will immerse themselves in the complicated world of a victim/survivor domestic violence as well as have questions answered about the issue, including what is advocacy and why is it necessary.

Leilani Agoun, Campus Survivor Advocate, UH West Oʻahu’s on campus advocate, will be presenting Domestic Violence 101 by discussing her work and how UHWO faculty, staff and students can help others and possibly prevent such events from happening. Domestic violence is everywhere and is an issue that is rarely touched upon and often times fought in silence. Communities can work together, build relationships, and gain knowledge to take a stand in a rapidly growing issue not just on our island, but nationwide.

The training will cover:

  • Basic education on domestic violence
  • What is the Domestic Violence Action Center?
  • What services an advocate provides?
  • What domestic violence looks like?
  • How to identify domestic violence?
  • Safety planning for victims/survivors
  • What is the legal process?

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about Domestic Violence and how can you can help make a difference, while at the same time earning 20 Pueo points for your division.


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