The workshops and training classes listed below count towards fulfilling the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) and Department of Justice – Crime Victims’ Services Division (CVSD) requirements for advocate privilege and certification (40 Hour Domestic Violence Advocate Training). If you would like to purchase a package of courses that fulfill the requirements, please click the button below.

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Dynamics of Abusers

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
4610 SE Belmont

The training aims to increase understanding of power and control and the dynamics of abusive behavior.


Supporting Immigrant and Refugee Survivors

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
4610 SE Belmont

While domestic violence is a global problem, its cultural interpretations and expressions vary. In this training, we will explore traditional cultures of Immigrants and Refugees and how it can impact access to services that may be crucial for survivors of domestic violence.


Understanding the Impact of Trauma

Thursday, January 18, 2018
600 NE 8th Street, Gresham, OR 97030

This workshop will examine the range of trauma response, articulate the connection between oppression and trauma, and teach skills to support survivors of trauma and build sustainability for trauma work.