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DVCAC provides Professional Training on a variety of topics. These training's are appropriate for individuals working with children in any capacity. CEU's are available to social workers, counselors, and therapists for all classes.

Professional Training 

DVCAC offers a wide variety of professional training workshops to the greater Cleveland area. As an agency, we provide trainers with expertise in the areas of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Child Abuse and other related topics. Expanding our knowledge of these issues is critical to providing effective support, intervention and resources to families experiencing trauma and violence.

  • Professional training workshops are appropriate for and beneficial to anyone who works with youth and families in any capacity
  • We are able to offer trainings at DVCAC’s administrative office or on-site at your agency
  • All training workshops can be modified to meet your organizational needs
  • DVCAC is an accredited provider of CEUs for social workers and counselors. CEUs are available for all professional trainings

 

UNDERSTANDING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: What Can I Do To Help?
Friday, October 26
12:00 – 4:00p
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Develop an understanding of domestic violence: What does domestic violence look like? How can a friend safely intervene and support someone experiencing an unhealthy relationship?
3.5 CEUs available for Counselors and Social Workers
$30 Registration Fee, $10 additional for CEU Certificate

Click here to register today!

DYNAMICS OF PERPETATORS & VICTIMS: Why Does She Stay?
Friday, November 9
9:30a – 12:30p
What are common abusive tactics used by perpetrators? Why do victims stay in unsafe or abusive situations?
3 CEUs available for Counselors and Social Workers
$30 Registration Fee, $10 additional for CEU Certificate

Click here to register today!

Human Resource Training

Guidelines and policies for HR professionals: tools, resources, and safety planning for working with employees who are experiencing domestic violence.

Friday, January 18
9:30a – 12:30p
3 CEUs Available for Counselors and Social Workers
$30 Registration fee, $10 additional for CEU Certificate

Click here to register today!

DATING VIOLENCE: It’s More Than Just Puppy Love
Friday, February 8
9:30a – 12:30p
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Learn the red flags and warning signs of dating violence, the impact it can have on young people, and how to safely intervene in an unhealthy or abusive situation.
3 CEUs available for Counselors and Social Workers
$30 Registration Fee, $10 additional for CEU Certificate

Click here to register today!

IN HER SHOES: Understanding Choices Victims Make
Saturday, March 9
9:30a – 12:30p
Learn about domestic violence through an interactive training. What is domestic violence? What are the realities that victims face? What would you do if you were in an unsafe or abusive situation?
3 CEUs available for Counselors and Social Workers
$30 Registration Fee, $10 additional for CEU Certificate

Click here to register today!

UNDERSTANDING CHILD ABUSE: Know the Signs
Friday, April 26
9:30a – 12:30p
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Learn how you can help a child by gaining knowledge to recognize physical, sexual, and emotion abuse and neglect. Including abuse indicators and mandating reporting procedures.
This training meets ODJFS Training Requirements for childcare providers and professionals.
3 CEUs available for Counselors and Social Workers
$30 Registration Fee, $10 additional for CEU Certificate

Click here to register today!

To inquire about professional training and to receive more information on training topics, scheduling, fees, etc., click here or please contact Megan Gergen at 216-229-2420.

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