Domestic Violence Basics for Mental Health Service Providers

This course was created by the Domestic Violence and Mental Health Collaboration Project for mental health service providers.


Please read all of the instructions before beginning.

There are a few steps to completing the course:

1. Lessons – Go through all the lessons. They are in 2 parts.

DV Basics Introduction & Lesson 1 (pdf)
Lessons 2-4 & References (pdf)

2. Video – During Lesson 3 you will be directed to watch the CD-DV-MH Labels video and then to finish Lesson 3. After you have finished viewing the video, please return to Lesson 3, Slide 11.

CD-DV-MH Labels Video

3. Glossary – If you are not familiar with words used in the course, you may find them in the Glossary (pdf)

When you have completed this course, please continue on and take “Domestic Violence Response for Mental Health Service Providers.” If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to complete the course or if you have any questions, please contact us at or (206) 568-5454.

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