Domestic Violence Seminar

The Domestic Violence Seminar is a free event offered quarterly and is open to the public. This training is well-suited for community members that might occasionally work with victims/survivors of domestic violence. It is also great for anyone interested in learning more about domestic abuse and Safe Haven’s mission.

During this 3 hour seminar, participants will explore an array of topics including:

    • Abusive behaviors
    • Barriers to leaving an abusive relationship
    • Personalities and characteristics of abusers
    • Violence prevention

The next Domestic Violence Seminar will be held on Saturday, May 20th, 2017 from 8:30-11:30am. Light breakfast provided. *Please note that this seminar is not the best environment for an individual who is currently experiencing dating abuse. Call for more information about support groups, or if your interest comes from concern for a loved one, consider registering for the next Friends and Family Seminar.

Friends and Family Seminar

The Friends and Family Seminar is a free event open to friends and family members of victims/survivors of domestic violence. Please note that this seminar is not open to someone currently experiencing domestic abuse or for perpetrators of domestic violence.

During this 2 hour seminar, participants will learn more about the dynamics of dating and domestic violence as well as ways to support someone that has or is currently experiencing violence.

Participants will also develop tools to engage in safety planning and long-term planning for themselves and those experiencing violence.

The next Friends and Family Seminar will be held on a needs basis at Safe Haven’s offices: 3501 Lake Eastbrook Blvd, Suite 335. Please click the link below to register.

If your need to speak with someone concerning your loved one is urgent, please call our hotline at 616.452.6664, and we can set an appointment for you to meet with an advocate.