June 23rd, 24th and 25, 2020

Daily times: 10 a.m. to noon and 1p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Break: noon to 1 p.m. 

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

Please note: This training has reached capacity.

Free, Live Webinar Series
Tuesday, June 23rd, Wednesday, June 24th, Thursday, June 25th

This free training offers basic fundamentals and introductory skills for advocates serving domestic violence survivors and their children. You'll learn about the history of the domestic violence movement and ways to become more culturally humble and inclusive. The webinar series teaches survivor-defined advocacy and strategies for risk management, crisis intervention and safety planning. You'll get an overview of legal remedies for survivors and learn about Ohio's Crime Victim Compensation program. Come with a desire to explore difficult topics, share with others,and leave with new knowledge to work effectively with survivors and children experiencing domestic violence.

The training consists of 3 days of live webinars and online training courses. About 9 hours of online learning is required prior to the live webinar series. After you've registered for DVAF, you'll receive a link to register for the online learning portion. The online learning needs to be completed by June 17. If you have any questions about accessing the online learning, please contact us at training@odvn.org.

ODVN Trainers: Sonia Ferencik, Youth Advocacy and Trauma-Informed Services Coordinator, Emily Kulow, Assistant Director of Training and Program Support; Nancy Grigsby, Legal Assistance Program Director; Denise Kontras, Training Coordinator and others.

CEUs: This webinar qualifies for 12 CEUs for licensed social workers #RCX120302 and counselors #RSX040202 in Ohio. To meet the requirements of the State Board, you must attend the entire training, complete the evaluation forms and indicate your individual license  number when you register. If you have any questions about CEUs, please contact the Training Coordinator, Denise Kontras, at denisek@odvn.org  

After completing DVAF, you will receive a certificate of attendance upon request. Due to requirements for in-person trainings from the Ohio Advocate Network, we cannot guarantee Domestic Violence Advocacy Fundamentals fulfills the pre-registration requirement for Registered Advocate credentialing.

Deadline for Registration: June 16, 2020 or sooner if the training reaches capacity. 

Accommodations: American Sign Language interpreters will be provided. 

Upon registering, you should receive a confirmation email within 24 hours. If you have not, please contact training@odvn.org.

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