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The Impact of Domestic Violence on Social Emotional Development

Delaware County Intermediate Unit

Course Instructor - Marcy Witherspoon, MSW, LSW
Course Fee - $14
2/4/16 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time

This course will examine the impact of intimate partner violence (IPV) on children by examining the dynamics of IPV and how these dynamics affect children’s social-emotional development and behavior. Participants will discuss the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study, recent brain research, and children’s developmental stages. Effective strategies will be offered for working with children in a classroom setting.

By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the dynamics of domestic violence/intimate partner violence
  • Understand how the ACE study and brain research connect to our understanding of children’s development
  • Learn classroom strategies that support healthy social-emotional development even when a child is exposed to DV/IPV

Training provided by the Health Federation of Philadelphia's Multiplying Connections Initiative through a grant from Philadelphia Health Management Corporation's  (PHMC) Southeast Regional Key (SERK) Program

Registration is open to all, and is done online through the You will need to create a login through PaKeys to register.

Questions? Call or Email Monica Sullivan 215-977-8990

For the full 2015-2016 Health Federation Keystone Stars course catalog click here - Early Childhood Education Course Catalog



DCIU- 200 Yale Avenue, Morton, PA

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