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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Safety Planning and Advocacy Skills

Friday, March 9, 2018
4610 SE Belmont

During Safety Planning, Crisis Intervention & Advocacy Skills attendees will learn and practice advocacy skills vital to supporting survivors of domestic violence & sexual assault. Using real-life scenarios, we will work in small groups to apply these learned skills in crisis response situations & when creating safety plans. Discussions will also include healthy boundaries & tips for working with survivors.

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Disability and Equity: A Deeper Conversation

Thursday, March 15, 2018
4610 SE Belmont

This presentation will engage participants in learning from life experiences of people with disabilities and the disability rights movement. Presenters will discuss where the gaps lie in inclusion of people with disabilities, centering on those with identities that are underrepresented or systemically marginalized.

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Effects of Domestic Violence and Trauma on Youth

Thursday, March 22, 2018
4610 SE Belmont

During Effects of Domestic Violence and Trauma on Youth attendees will learn effects of domestic violence and trauma on youth of all ages, understand how trauma affects the parent-child bond develop skills and strategies for positive support and interventions, youth-specific advocacy, and parenting support.

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