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

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Deadria Boyland
206-389-2515 ext. 203

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 Deadria Boyland and Tyra Lindquist.

Whether you volunteer or are paid, you work in a shelter or a community office, you do system-based advocacy or community organizing for prevention, if you are new to this work, this training is for you.

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 13 & August 14
  • 2-hour follow-up webinar October 14, 2015 

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.

Online Registration deadline: August 1st, 2015

Deadline to request interpreters: July 23rd, 2015


1st day: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (check-in opens at 8:30 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


Red Lion Hotel at the Park
303 W. North River Drive
Spokane, WA 99201
Meeting Room: Corbin Room 

We have reserved a block of rooms at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park (509)777-6300. The room block is listed under Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence and rooms are offered at the government per diem rate of $88 + tax single/double. Deadline to reserve a room is July 22, 2015.

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

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.