Upcoming Trainings

Domestic Violence: What Every Front-line Advocate Should Know

This virtual training will be held in 4 "Zoom" sessions over a two-week period. Homework assignments will be given between the live sessions, and the total time commitment will be approximately 20 hours. Please be sure you can meet this time commitment before registering for the training. To receive a certificate of attendance, you must log in to the training session with the video/camera feature enabled. You will not be able to fully participate if you only tune in using the conference telephone line. GCADV can assist with audio/visual needs if necessary.  

Monday June 6th, 2022 9: 00 AM – 12:00 PM

Wednesday June 8th, 2022  9:00 AM  – 12:00 PM

Friday June 10th, 2022  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Monday June 13th,  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 

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.  

06/06/2022 09:00 AM - 06/13/2022

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Domestic Violence: What Every Front-line Advocate Should Know

This virtual training will be held in 4 "Zoom" sessions over a two-week period. Homework assignments will be given between the live sessions, and the total time commitment will be approximately 20 hours. Please be sure you can meet this time commitment before registering for the training. To receive a certificate of attendance, you must log in to the training session with the video/camera feature enabled. You will not be able to fully participate if you only tune in using the conference telephone line. GCADV can assist with audio/visual needs if necessary.  

Monday June 6th, 2022 9: 00 AM – 12:00 PM

Wednesday June 8th, 2022  9:00 AM  – 12:00 PM

Friday June 10th, 2022  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Monday June 13th,  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 

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.  

06/06/2022 09:00 AM - 06/13/2022

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Best Practices for Therapists Helping Child & Youth Survivors of Domestic Violence

Children in homes where domestic violence is happening are seeing it, hearing it, and experiencing its effects in a variety of ways.  Witnessing domestic violence as a child impacts the way a child understands themselves, their families, and the world around them. These children and youth are in need of clinical support, services, and care from therapists that can help navigate the complicated experience of domestic violence in the home at a young age.

The Best Practices for Therapists Helping Child & Youth Survivors of Domestic Violence training addresses the variety of experiences, needs, and best practices that can help child and youth who experience domestic violence feel safer, more empowered, and less burdened by feelings of shame, blame, and guilt. In this two-day, virtual training, therapists will be provided with information, tools, knowledge, and strategies to use in direct practice with children, youth, and their non-abusive parents, including:

• Discussing the multiple ways children are exposed to domestic violence
• Building a trusting relationship with the non-abusive parent
• Gaining tools to develop a child-centered safety plan
• Understanding the impact of the abusive parent’s behavior on the child and family dynamic
• Exploring evidence-based clinical interventions for best practice, including details for using play therapy to work with these children

06/30/2022 09:00 AM - 07/01/2022 12:00 PM

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Domestic Violence: What Every Front-line Advocate Should Know

This virtual training will be held in 4 "Zoom" sessions over a two-week period. Homework assignments will be given between the live sessions, and the total time commitment will be approximately 20 hours. Please be sure you can meet this time commitment before registering for the training. To receive a certificate of attendance, you must log in to the training session with the video/camera feature enabled. You will not be able to fully participate if you only tune in using the conference telephone line. GCADV can assist with audio/visual needs if necessary.  

Monday June 6th, 2022 9: 00 AM – 12:00 PM

Wednesday June 8th, 2022  9:00 AM  – 12:00 PM

Friday June 10th, 2022  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Monday June 13th,  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 

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.  

09/12/2022 09:00 AM - 09/19/2022

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Domestic Violence: What Every Front-line Advocate Should Know

This virtual training will be held in 4 "Zoom" sessions over a two-week period. Homework assignments will be given between the live sessions, and the total time commitment will be approximately 20 hours. Please be sure you can meet this time commitment before registering for the training. To receive a certificate of attendance, you must log in to the training session with the video/camera feature enabled. You will not be able to fully participate if you only tune in using the conference telephone line. GCADV can assist with audio/visual needs if necessary.  

Monday June 6th, 2022 9: 00 AM – 12:00 PM

Wednesday June 8th, 2022  9:00 AM  – 12:00 PM

Friday June 10th, 2022  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Monday June 13th,  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 

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.  

12/05/2022 09:00 AM - 12/12/2022

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