Intimate Partner Violence and Substance Abuse

IPV & Substance Abuse

IPV & Substance Abuse

Workshop Length: 2-3 hours

This workshop introduces the basics of intimate partner violence (DV 101) then focuses on the linkage between intimate partner violence and substance abuse.

We examine:

  • The impact of substance abuse on the dynamics of intimate partner violence

  • Dealing with the repercussions of a partner’s addiction in the context of an abusive relationship

  • Safety planning around addiction issues

  • Resources and approaches for recovery and intimate partner violence support for survivors

    This workshop can be geared toward all audiences, though it can be particularly relevant for patients or staff at substance abuse treatment facilities.