Thursday, March 18 2021                                                  9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m                                                            There will be a 30 minute lunch break     

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This is a virtual event.

Denise Kontras, R.A., M.A.                                      Training Coordinator 
Ohio Domestic Violence Network 
614-781-9651  ext. 233

Please join us for this free, interactive training

Thursday, March 18th, 2021

9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m EST

In this engaging webinar, you will learn how to use trauma-informed approaches to assist immigrant and refugee families. Topics include the basics of immigration, the differences between legal and undocumented immigrants, and legal remedies . As an advocate, you will understand the importance of cultural humility and have the opportunity to improve the quality of the survivors' lives. You will have access to resources that facilitate integration of the immigrant and refugee survivors through education, training and other supportive services. The training will conclude with a 30 minute panel discussion.

ODVN Trainers: Amy Harcar, Family Care Manager at Ethiopian Tewahedo Social Services (ETSS) serving central Ohio; Kim Alabasi, Esq., Immigration Attorney serving Cuyahoga and Lake Counties; Samantha Salamon, Esq., Attorney for Asian Services in Action, Inc. (ASIA) serving Akron and Cleveland areas 

Moderator: Denise Kontras, RA, MA, ODVN Training Coordinator

CEUs: 3.5 CEUs (pending) will be available for this training. To obtain them, you are required to attend the entire training. You will be asked to fill out an evaluation prior to receiving a certificate of attendance.

Deadline to Register: March 15, 2021 or if the training reaches capacity

American Sign Language interpreters will be available.

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