Domestic Violence Advocacy Training Spring 2020: Canceled
UPDATE: Our April Domestic Violence Advocacy Training has been canceled. Stay tuned for a virtual training this fall.
Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center’s comprehensive training series will help you develop the knowledge and skills to appropriately assist victims and survivors of domestic violence.
This 30-hour training series complies with Department of Public Health (DPH) requirements for domestic violence advocates in Massachusetts. It is ideal for social service providers, health care professionals, law enforcement, faith leaders and all interested in working to end domestic violence.
Location: Boston Technology Park North, 110 Haverhill Road, Building C, Suite 220, Amesbury, MA 01913
Time: All Sessions 9am – 4pm
Cost: $75 per session ($90 with CEUs) or $300 for all five sessions ($360 with CEUs)
History & Context of Domestic Violence
What is Domestic Abuse and What are the Types
The Cycle of Abuse
Understanding the Abuser
Barriers to Leaving
Working with Marginalized & Underserved Populations
Trauma Informed Responses to Domestic Violence
Impact of Violence on Children
Counseling Skills & Safety Planning
Working with Survivors with Mental Health Issues
Working with Survivors with Substance Use Issues
Police Response to Domestic Violence
Secondary Traumatic Stress, Boundaries & Self-Care
Social Work Continuing Education Units are available.
Questions? Contact Heather Wiles at firstname.lastname@example.org