This virtual training will be held in 4 on-line Zoom sessions. Homework assignments will be given between the Zoom 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.
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.
Event Date(s): 08/15/2023 - 08/17/2023
Event Time(s): 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Credits: 12 Hours