Conflict in Relationships: Breaking the Cycle of Abuse


The course familiarizes attendees with Texas laws associated with family violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking. Guidance is provided on how to recognize the signs of intimate partner violence, the significance of early action and reporting options. (1-hour course) 

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course attendees will be able to:

  • Examine workplace violence and workplace conflict
  • Explore other types of violence including domestic violence, elder abuse, child abuse, and the various forms of sexual assault
  • Identify signs of domestic abuse
  • Learn to respond to and help prevent various forms of abuse

Resource Videos

Playlist Video 1: Learning to Trust Your Instincts
Playlist Video 2: 'What I see'

Institutional Resources

If you are in immediate danger, call 911.

UTHealth Student Health and Counseling Services 713-500-5171
UTHealth Crisis Hotline: IM UT 713-500-4688
Workplace Violence 713-792-7867
UTHealth Employee Assistance Programs 713-500-3327
MD Anderson Employee Assistance Program 713-745-6901
UTHealth Title IX Office 713-500-3131
MD Anderson Title IX Office 713-745-6947

Additional Resources

Houston Area Women’s Center 713-528-2121
Houston Area Women’s Center, Rape Crisis Hotline 713-528-7273
Domestic Violence Hotline 713-528-2121
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) or
1-800-787-3224 (TTY)
United Way 713-957-4357
or dial “211” anywhere in the state of Texas
Aid to the Victims of Domestic Violence (AVDA) 713-224-9911
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) 303-839-1852

Helpful Links

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Violence Prevention website

Crime Stoppers of Houston: Domestic Violence Awareness Tips (PDF)

Texas Attorney General: Family Violence brochure