Upcoming Trainings

Domestic Violence: What Every Front-line Advocate Should Know

 This training is designed to provide new advocates and domestic violence program staff the basic principles of working with victims of domestic violence.  A variety of topics are addressed including:

• Dynamics of domestic violence

• Barriers faced by victims

• Cultural humility

• Lethality indicators

• Safety planning

• Crisis intervention and crisis line work

• Advocacy foundations such as empowerment, ethics and confidentiality

This interactive training is provided by GCADV staff utilizing lecture, small group activities, role-plays, audiovisuals, and exciting discussion. The training is an excellent opportunity for new advocates to gain a thorough understanding of domestic violence advocacy or for experienced advocates looking for a “refresher” on core knowledge and skills.  

03/05/2024 09:00 AM - 03/07/2024 05:00 PM

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Serving African-American and Black Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

This one-and-a-half-day training is designed to expand the knowledge of experienced and new advocates at mainstream domestic violence programs working with Black and African-American survivors of intimate partner violence. 

1st day 10:00am-5:00pm
2nd day 10:00am-2:00pm

Through this interactive, think outside the box training, participants will explore the topics below and strengthen their creative advocacy lens. Utilizing lecture, small group activities, audiovisuals, and exciting discussion, this workshop will provide participants with a one-of-a-kind opportunity to explore the unique intricacies of working with survivors from marginalized and underserved communities. 

Topics addressed will include:
• Shifting: The effects of historical trauma and IPV
• Barriers faced by survivors due to historical trauma
• Cultural Competency vs. Cultural Humility
• A collective evaluation of our advocacy
• Historical trauma and help seeking behaviors
• Creativity and the connection to Trauma Informed care (TIC) services

This training is an excellent opportunity for experienced and new advocates at mainstream domestic violence programs to gain a thorough understanding of the dynamics of serving this community. It will also provide a new perspective on delivering program services.

This project is supported by Subgrant No. C50-8-001 administered by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council and awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime or the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council.

04/17/2024 10:00 AM - 04/18/2024 04:00 PM

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Domestic Violence: What Every Front-line Advocate Should Know

 This training is designed to provide new advocates and domestic violence program staff the basic principles of working with victims of domestic violence.  A variety of topics are addressed including:

• Dynamics of domestic violence

• Barriers faced by victims

• Cultural humility

• Lethality indicators

• Safety planning

• Crisis intervention and crisis line work

• Advocacy foundations such as empowerment, ethics and confidentiality

This interactive training is provided by GCADV staff utilizing lecture, small group activities, role-plays, audiovisuals, and exciting discussion. The training is an excellent opportunity for new advocates to gain a thorough understanding of domestic violence advocacy or for experienced advocates looking for a “refresher” on core knowledge and skills.  

06/10/2024 09:00 AM - 06/17/2024 11:59 AM

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Domestic Violence: What Every Front-line Advocate Should Know

 This training is designed to provide new advocates and domestic violence program staff the basic principles of working with victims of domestic violence.  A variety of topics are addressed including:

• Dynamics of domestic violence

• Barriers faced by victims

• Cultural humility

• Lethality indicators

• Safety planning

• Crisis intervention and crisis line work

• Advocacy foundations such as empowerment, ethics and confidentiality

This interactive training is provided by GCADV staff utilizing lecture, small group activities, role-plays, audiovisuals, and exciting discussion. The training is an excellent opportunity for new advocates to gain a thorough understanding of domestic violence advocacy or for experienced advocates looking for a “refresher” on core knowledge and skills.  

09/10/2024 09:00 AM - 09/12/2024 05:00 PM

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Domestic Violence: What Every Front-line Advocate Should Know

 This training is designed to provide new advocates and domestic violence program staff the basic principles of working with victims of domestic violence.  A variety of topics are addressed including:

• Dynamics of domestic violence

• Barriers faced by victims

• Cultural humility

• Lethality indicators

• Safety planning

• Crisis intervention and crisis line work

• Advocacy foundations such as empowerment, ethics and confidentiality

This interactive training is provided by GCADV staff utilizing lecture, small group activities, role-plays, audiovisuals, and exciting discussion. The training is an excellent opportunity for new advocates to gain a thorough understanding of domestic violence advocacy or for experienced advocates looking for a “refresher” on core knowledge and skills.  

12/02/2024 09:00 AM - 12/09/2024 11:59 AM

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