opportunities to highlight their efforts to respond effectively.
Educational opportunities should be offered to students on the nature and dynamics of domestic violence, signs of a controlling partner, campus domestic violence policies and procedures, what to do if someone you know is being abused, and the availability of community-based and campus-based supportive services.
h.Comprehensive and ongoing domestic violence training should be required for all campus residence staff, counseling staff, medical staff, disciplinary boards, and the domestic violence response team. Training should also be offered to faculty and other professional staff, other campus housing personnel, student advisors, administrators, and students.
The training should be developed in conjunction with the local domestic violence program and should include indicators of dating violence, nature and dynamics of dating violence, the impact of domestic violence on victims and the campus community, what to do if you or someone you know is being victimized, how to reinforce accountability for abusers, and what referral resources are available for victims on campus and within the larger community.
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(41) Levy, B., "Abusive Teen Dating Relationships: An Emerging Issue for the ?90's," Response, Vol. 13, No. 1, 1990.
(42) Finkelhor, Hotaling and Sedlak, 1990, as cited by B. Hart in Protective Services Quarterly, 1993.