Engaging Through Empathy: Understanding Domestic Violence

Target Audience

Educational Services Unit, Early Head Start, Head Start, Visiting Nurses, Family Support Workers, Visitation Workers, Therapists, Guardians ad litem, any professionals who work with children and their families in their home.


The purpose of this training is to develop skills in engaging challenging families due to domestic violence.  This training is completed in partnership with the Domestic Violence Council of Omaha.

Participants will learn to:

  • Recognize how biases and assumptions around domestic violence affect family engagement
  • Empathize with clients experiencing domestic violence
  • Listen, tune in, and engage these clients
  • Scenarios are enacted in Project Harmony’s training apartment to facilitate experiential learning.  This is a series of three separate trainings.

Space is limited to 25 participants per training.

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For more information or to schedule a training, please email the Training Department at training@projectharmony.com
Some trainings can be offered in Spanish.