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Community Education/Training

Outreach and education is key to preventing and breaking the cycle of domestic violence

Coaches play a critical role in shaping the character of our next generation of leaders. That character development starts with a healthy manhood.

— Joe Ehrmann, founder of Coach for America and Parade Magazine’s Most Important Coach in America.

At Interval House we know that outreach and education is key to helping prevent and break the cycle of domestic violence and to reduce the impact this societal issue has on victims, their families, friends, co-workers, the health care system and level of crime.

We are currently educating educators — coaches, business leaders, hair stylists, teachers, parents, health care workers, and community members — so they too recognize the signs as well as the insidious scope of this problem within their communities.   To break the cycle of violence we must start early, with school age children and teens, by creating awareness and healthy models of behaviors and relating.


Interval House’s Community Educator, select staff and volunteers are available to speak and make presentations to universities, businesses, schools, clubs, churches, civic groups, and other organizations.


Topics include

  • Domestic Violence 101
  • Teen Dating Violence 101
  • Healthy Models of Relating 101
  • Court Advocacy 101
  • Lasting Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
  • Impact of Domestic Violence on Communitiesand Society
  • Film and Video with Discussion
  • Interval House’s History and Services
  • Interval House’s Success Stories


Interval House offers speakers’ training sessions for volunteers who wish to speak about domestic violence, Interval House and its history at selected public events.

This program is under the direction of the Community Outreach Coordinator and all speaking engagements must be approved by him/her. This training is offered annually, or as needed.

For more details, or to request a speaker call

Additional Information

The Duluth Model: Mending the Sacred Hoop

WHAT I SEE, a domestic violence short film, 2016

2017 Interval House