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Don't Say the Wrong Thing: What You Need to Know about Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence



Courtney Armento


Based on the popularity of this webinar, we are excited to announce that we will have a course available ESPECIALLY for those who want to understand the complexity of domestic / intimate partner violence We will October 7-11, 2019. Registration is available now using the green button.

Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence (DV/IPV) are disturbing realities for far too many people. The statistics are startling: 1 in 3 women will experience severe intimate partner violence, 1 in 4 men and 1 in 5 teens will likewise be victims over the course of their lives. These numbers are hard to fathom because DV/IPV are hidden. The truth is, violence is embedded in our culture, but you can be pro-active in reducing violence. Courtney Armento will offer insight around how to respond, (what to/what not to say) if someone comes to you who has experienced domestic or intimate partner violence. 


Shatter shame, stigma and silence and help stop violence now; learn valuable information for your next steps as Christian leaders who are strategically poised to offer hope and care.

This free training is for you if you want to know:

  • What not to say to someone who has experienced domestic / intimate partner violence so that you can work towards facilitating a culture of safety and healing 

  • How domestic /intimate partner violence is hiding in plain sight and how you can respond sensitively 

  • Exactly what to say to someone who has experienced domestic / intimate partner violence to support agency, healing and flourishing

  • The next steps to becoming a responder that will reduce violence and raise awareness so that you can be part of the solution 


About Courtney Armento: Courtney graduated from Claremont School of Theology with an MDiv in 2019. She is driven to inspire the power of community to create systemic change, in that vein, she co-authored resolution GA-1928, A Call to See and Respond to Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence (DV/IPV), which will be voted on for adoption at the General Assembly for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), July 2019. 

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