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ODVN - Domestic Violence Advocacy Fundamentals

Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 9:30 AM until 3:30 PM
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Statewide Training Events
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This popular core training will provide foundational skills for advocates serving domestic violence survivors and their children. You'll learn about: the history of the domestic violence movement how systemic racism, sexism, ableism, and other forms of discrimination create barriers to serving marginalized groups how diversity, equity, equality, and implicit bias affect the services you provide ways to become more culturally responsive and inclusive the impact of batterers on family dynamics including life-generated and abuser-generated barriers supporting and allying with parents who are survivors the importance of a trauma-informed lens, survivor-defined advocacy, safety-planning and strategies for risk management danger and lethality assessments, legal remedies and the pros and cons of protection orders Ohio's Crime Victim Compensation Program Come with a desire to explore difficult topics, share with others, and leave with new knowledge to work effectively with survivors and children experiencing domestic violence. ODVN Trainers: Alicia Williamson, Director of Training and Program Services; Sonia Ferencik, Youth Advocacy and Trauma-Informed Services Coordinator; Bernadette Rieger, Legal Assistance Program Director; Shryiell Owens, Relocation Assistance Program Coordinator; Leah Stone, Training Coordinator; Emily Kulow, Director of Housing and Meaningful Access and others. Before you register for this training, please be sure that you can attend all three dates, March 10, 17, & 24. No partial credit will be given. Also, this is a hybrid training that requires you to complete 12 hours of online learning in addition to the 12 hours of live webinars. After you've registered, you'll receive a link to the online learning modules. Day 1 will be both in-person (Northeast Region) and virtually, while Day 2 and 3 will take place virtually.