Advancing Advocacy is the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women's 40 Hour-Core Advocacy Training that provides new domestic violence and sexual assault advocates and first responders with state certification. Delivering a dynamic learning experience, CSVANW aims to help first responders and domestic violence advocates work together effectively in times of crisis.


Monday April 4, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM MDT
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Hilton Garden Inn - Uptown Albuquerque
 201 Marquette NW
Albuquerque, NM  87102-2248

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(505) 243-9199 or

Course Objectives:

Provide foundational training on the dynamics of domestic violence and sexual asault from the perspective of the Native American victim/survivor, child witness, and perpetrator.

• Provide best practices to improve collaboration and partnership among tribal leadership, advocates, and criminal justice and community professionals through a multidisciplinary approach.

• Promote effective domestic violence training, prevention, awareness and risk reduction programs.

Who attends:

  •   Shelter volunteers & 
  •   employees, Tribal domestic
  •   violence and sexual assault
  •   advocates, Tribal court staff,
  •   women's shelter personnel
  •   and advocates, including
  •   victim advocates.


A limited number of scholarships are available to cover lodging and/or mileage. Click here to apply for a scholarship. Recipients will be notified on March 29, 2016.

This training is made possible by Grant No:16-690-18897 awarded by the New Mexico Children,Youth and Families Department.

Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women l 2401 12th Street NW #201N  l Albuquerque, NM