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Webinar Series
Registration is required. For more information email Megan at: mgergen@dvcac.org

May 7, 12p: Self-Care for Advocates
This 30-minute webinar will talk about the symptoms and risk factors for burnout and vicarious trauma. We will talk about the importance of self-care and strategies for those who are working with individuals and families experiencing domestic violence. Click here to register.

May 14, 12p: Domestic Violence 101
This 1 hour webinar will discuss the basics of domestic violence: types of abuse, the cycle of violence, and ways that individuals can safely intervene when working with individuals and families experiencing domestic violence. This webinar will focus on domestic violence through the lens of social distancing and working through COVID-19. Click here to register.

May 21, 12p: Domestic Violence Advocacy
This 30-minute webinar will identify the skills and role of an advocate working with individuals and families experiencing domestic violence. We will discuss cultural considerations and working with individuals during COVID-19. Click here to register.

May 28, 12p: Risk Factors for Lethal Domestic Violence
This 30-minute webinar will highlight risk factors for intimate partner homicide including red flags and assessing for danger. Click here to register.

June 4, 12p: Domestic Violence 101 for Faith Communities
This 1 hour webinar will discuss the basics of domestic violence with a specific focus on the faith based community. This webinar is designed for those who may be working with individuals and families through their churches and faith based organizations. Click here to register.

 

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
  • No refunds

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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