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Safety through Civil Protection Orders: Helping survivors escape abuse

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

In this training, volunteer attorneys will learn how to help domestic violence survivors find immediate safety from their abusers through a Civil Protection Order (CPO), or “stay-away” order. Major topics covered in this training include the basic dynamics of domestic violence, trauma-informed representation, the laws and procedures regarding civil protection orders in DC, and effectively representing CPO clients.