Domestic Violence occurs when an individual establishes and maintains power and control over their intimate partner. There are many forms of abuse including physical, sexual, emotional, and financial abuse.
Are you in a healthy relationship?
Or is your relationship based on power and control?
Get the Facts:
Warning signs that your partner may be abusive:
Often, but not always, warning signs or “red flags” may occur that could indicate that a person is abusive.
Help for abusive partners:
Batterer's Intervention Program Standards
Batterer's Intervention Program Approved Trainings
Is my partner changing for the better?
Often, survivors want to know how to tell if their abusive partner is changing. Learn more about issues to consider.
Assessing the risk in the relationship:
Assessing the risk in a relationship can be a vital part in assisting victims. It is not a guarantee to predict whether or not someone will be killed, but it can be used as a tool for safety planning. (Created by St Paul MN, Police Department.)