SOP Approach to Domestic Violence: Partnering with the Survivor (Virtual Training)

This hands-on training will introduce participants to the Safe and Together Model concepts to increase their proficiency in engaging domestic violence survivors using solution-focused and safety-organized strategies. In addition, participants will become acquainted with the SOP DV Timeline, a tool created to engage the survivor to partner with the agency in building a balanced assessment of safety and danger.

  • After attending this training, participants will be able to:
  • Understand the core principles and critical components of the Safe and Together Model to build better outcomes for families and the child welfare system
  • Identify perpetrator patterns to inform Structured Decision Making (SDM) assessments
  • Make linkages to Safety Organized Practice (SOP)
  • Value the use of the SOP DV Timeline tool when interviewing for danger and safety
  • Create survivor and child centered safety and case plans
  • Apply critical thinking about their practice when there is a perpetrator pattern of coercion, control and violence

Further, participants will have an opportunity to practice each step of the timeline process over the course of this training

Academic Units
Section Number
Instruction Method
Online class

Section Notes

The format of this virtual training will be a Zoom webinar from 9:00-4:00 pm. You will receive login information by email prior to the training date.