• ODVN Training Institute 


Wednesday, Sept. 11  from 9:30 am to 4 pm
Registration begins at 9:15 am 

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Appleseed Community Mental Health Center 
2233 Rocky Lane
Ashland, OH 44805

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Denise Kontras , Training Coordinator 
Ohio Domestic Violence Network
614-781-9651 ext, 233

Providing a Trauma-Informed Response to Understand the Complexity of Reactions for Child/Teen Victims

Wednesday, September 11, 2019   Ashland 

 This training will promote strength-based, youth-centered and trauma-informed responses to assist youth and adult advocates in the midst of difficult situations with parents and children.The interactive training features real life vignettes previously recorded to aid advocates toward trauma-informed responses. Resources and hand-outs will be made available to all participants.


ODVN Trainer
Sonia Ferencik     LISW-S, Child Trauma Training & Technical Assistance Specialist

Cost: $20 for ODVN members and $30 for non- members

Continuing Education Credits: 5 CEUS  Counselor and social worker provider numbers are #RSX040202 and #RCX120302. Please note that CEU credit hours will only be given for the hours you actually attend training. To get a complete certificate of attendance for all the offered hours, you must attend the entire training. There are no exceptions. 

Refund Policy: A full refund will be given until the deadline Sept. 4, 2019.  If you cancel your registration after the training or fail to attend, you or your agency will be responsible for the full registration fee. Participant substitutions are always welcome. 

Accommodations: If you require an ASL interpreter or have any accessibility needs, please contact our training coordinator, Denise Kontras at denisek@odvn.org by August 15, 2019.

Dress: Please dress casually and comfortaby. Temperatures in training environments are unpredictable so please dress in layers. 

Food and Materials: Due to grant restrictions, ODVN cannot provide food or snacks. Participants are encouraged to bring what they need to take care of themselves. There will be a one hour lunch break. Participants will be provided with all hand-outs and training materials but may find it useful to bring a laptop, tablet, pen or paper.