Thursday, February 22, 2024                                        9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (EST)

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This is a virtual event.

Sonia Ferencik                     
Ohio Domestic Violence Network 

Please join us for this interactive, virtual workshop

How we serve the youngest domestic violence survivors matters. Diversity, equity, and inclusion require that domestic violence programs embrace children and teen survivors as truly deserving of services. Partnering with the parent is as much a part of inclusion as is working with their children. Building relationships with children and teens, respecting their uniqueness, validating their lives, and honoring their journey are vital to building community and healing. Together, let’s explore principles of equity within service design, youth spaces, and youth interactions. 

This workshop will include opportunities for reflection, examples of youth engagement philosophy, and more. 

Noteworthy: Please join with the expectation of participating and talking with one another, risking thoughts, trying ideas during role-play and scenarios, and breaking into small group work over Zoom. If you participate and wish to receive CEUs you will need to demonstrate your participation with cameras on, engage in conversation, and actively participate in small group work. 

ODVN Trainers: Sonia Ferencik, LISW-S, RA, 200-CYT, Youth Advocacy and Trauma Informed Services Coordinator

Cost: Free for ODVN Members (ODVN Member Program or Individual/Organizational Membership); $25 for Non-ODVN Members. ***Note: If paying by check, please include the name of the training on the memo line.

CEUs: To obtain 2 CEUs, you are required to attend the entire training, fully participate with camera on during Zoom call, and complete an evaluation form. Evaluations and Certificate Request forms must be completed within 24 hours after the training to receive CEUs.

Deadline to Register: Monday, February 19, 2024

Please share any accessibility needs and accommodations when registering for this event, including for American Sign Language interpreting.

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