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Heartly House, in partnership with Hood College, The Marriage Resource Center, Evangelical United Reformed Church of Christ, and Evangelical Lutheran Church invite spiritual leadership to attend the first Faith Leaders: United to End Domestic Violence Seminar. Learn and collaborate alongside leaders of faith in the Frederick community to develop a supportive response to concerns and disclosures of intimate partner abuse. Attendees do not need to be ordained; All persons interested in making change in their faith community are welcome!

Training topics will include:

  • Defining intimate partner abuse and how to identify it.
  • Common myths and misconceptions about intimate partner abuse.
  • Examining various responses to domestic violence and the importance of an informed faith response.
  • Proactive approaches to violence prevention in communities of faith.
  • Local referrals and resources for survivors of intimate partner abuse.

For additional questions, contact Nina Carr, Outreach Coordinator, at or 301-418-6610 ext. 231.

Registrations are closed for this event


October 24, 2017
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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