Wednesday, November 3, 2021                    Wednesday, November 10, 2021            Wednesday, November 17, 2021                        9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. EST                                      There is a one hour lunch break each day. 


This is a virtual event.

Training Team                      
Ohio Domestic Violence Network 

Please join us for this free, interactive webinar series

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

9:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. EST

This popular core training will provide foundational skills for advocates serving domestic violence survivors and their children. You'll learn about: 
  • the history of the domestic violence movement 

  • how systemic racism, sexism, ableism, and other forms of discrimination create barriers to serving marginalized groups 

  • how diversity, equity, equality, and implicit bias affect the services you provide

  • ways to become more culturally responsive and inclusive

  • the impact of batterers on family dynamics including life-generated and abuser-generated barriers

  • supporting and allying with parents who are surivivors

  • the importance of a trauma-informed lens, survivor-defined advocacy, safety-planning and strategies for risk managment

  • danger and lethality assessments, legal remedies and the pros and cons of protection orders

  • 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.

ODVN Trainers: Alicia Williamson, Director of Training; Sonia Ferencik, Youth Advocacy and Trauma-Informed Services Coordinator; Bernadette RiegerLegal Assistance Program Director; Shryiell Owens, Relocation Assistance Program Coordinator; Denise Kontras, Membership and Program Coordinator; Leah Stone,Training Coordinator; Emily Kulow, Director of Housing and Meaningful Access and others

Before you register for this training, please be sure that you can attend all three dates, November 3, 10, & 17. No partial credit will be given. Also, this is a hybrid training that requires you to complete 12 hours of online learning in addition to the 12 hours of live webinars. After you've registered, you'll receive a link to the online learning modules. All online learning should be completed by Friday, Thursday, November 2, 2021, if possible.  

CEUs: To obtain 12 CEUs, you are required to attend all sessions and complete all online learning courses. When you register, please include your complete license number if you are a licensed counselor or social worker in Ohio. Only participants who have completed both the 12 hours of online learning and the 12 hours of webinars will be eligible to receive 12 CEUs or a certificate of attendance.

Deadline to Register: November 1, 2021

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.