Wednesday August 23, 2017 at 9:00 AM PDT
Thursday August 24, 2017 at 5:00 PM PDT

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Red Lion Spokane at the Park
303 W North River Drive
Spokane, WA 99201

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For questions about the training curriculum contact:

Tyra Lindquist
360-586-1022 ext 303

For questions about registering contact:

Katie Metzger

This event is supported by funding from the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Children's Administration. The points of view presented in this event are those of WSCADV and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. Any reproduction of material contained in these event materials must acknowledge WSCADV as the source and include the attribution language above.


Advocacy for Rookies--Spokane

What is an advocate?  And how do you actually do this work?

We are excited to present this fast-paced two-day course for brand-new advocates, with facilitators Mette Earlywine and Tyra Lindquist.

We'll cover:

  • Understanding DV dynamics
  • Survivor-centered advocacy practice
  • Practical day-to-day skills
  • Trauma-informed services and trauma stewardship
  • and more

The total Advocacy for Rookies training includes:

  • 7 hours of online coursework prior to the training
  • 14 hours of in-person training, August 23rd & 24th
  • 2-hour follow-up webinar September 20th

When you register, information and instructions about the online training will be emailed to you, so be sure to check your inbox!

Coffee and tea will be available in the mornings and lunch will be provided each day.

Registration is now closed

1st day: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (check-in opens at 8:45 a.m.)
2nd day: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Registration Fee:

  • WSCADV Member Programs: 1 FREE participant; additional participants $100 each
  • WSCADV Associate Members: $100 each
  • Non-Members: $200 each


You are responsible for making your own reservations and paying for the room.

Hotel RL Spokane at the Park
303 W North River Drive
Spokane, WA 99201
(509) 777-6300

The per diem rate is $ 99.00, plus tax. The deadline to reserve is August 1st.