Mental Health Response for Domestic Violence Advocates

This course was created by the Domestic Violence and Mental Health Collaboration Project for advocates.


Prior to taking this course you should first complete the course, “Mental Health Basics for Domestic Violence Advocates.”

Please read all of the instructions before beginning the course.

There are a few steps to completing the course:

1. Lessons – Go through all the lessons. They are in 3 parts. Do the optional Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercise, if you wish.

Introduction and Lessons 1-2 (pdf)
Lessons 3 and 4 (pdf)
Lessons 5-7 and Resources (pdf)
Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercise (pdf) – optional

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

3. Handouts – There are several handouts associated with this course. You are welcome to save and/or print these for future use.

Flowchart (pdf)

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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