Technology is everywhere and it is important to understand how it may be misused within the context of intimate partner violence. This training will focus on various technologies with an emphasis on strategies to promote survivor’s safer use of social media, phones, and other modalities.
This training reviews core advocacy skills for assessing risks and safety planning. Participants will gain understanding of how to adapt their safety planning skills to meet the complexities of survivors’ lives.
This session explores the link between trauma and domestic violence as well as providing participants with tools for creating safer spaces that enhance the advocacy relationship.
This training, created by the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, is an interactive activity designed to give participants the opportunity to better understand the circumstances of family violence survivors and the choices they make about their relationships. This training encourages powerful conversation and brings to surface issues of safety, resources, personal choices, barriers, and a myriad of social service systems.
This interactive workshop uses creative writing and art to engage youth and adults in the prevention of dating violence. Participants will explore activities that enliven learning, deepen reflection, and develop social and emotional skills.
This training can be done solely with youth allies or with youth allies and their youth together.
This training, created by the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, is an interactive activity designed to give participants the opportunity to better understand the dynamics of teen dating abuse.
This training explores ways to communicate the untold stories of women and girls’ contributions to the movement to end domestic, sexual, and dating violence and abuse—alongside ways to encourage women and girls’ leadership locally. Participants will review examples of best practices for promoting and supporting women and girls’ leadership and strategize ways to adapt those practices for use in their own communities.
This training highlights activities, resources and strategies that have been used by prevention advocates as they engage men and boys in violence prevention.
This “train-the-trainers” session offers support to start a Coaching Boys into Men (CBIM) initiative. Coaching Boys into Men (CBIM) is a Coaches Leadership Program that partners with athletic coaches to help young male athletes practice respect towards themselves and others. In the process, young athletes become active bystanders that intervene when they see harassing and violent behavior towards women and girls.
This training explores the role of media in normalizing gender-based violence through music and film. Participants will examine contemporary media messaging and understand how to use media literacy as a tool to counter dominant narratives of violence.
This coached session focuses on a holistic approach to program planning, setting an overall purpose, assessing program capacity, naming clear goals and benchmarks for success, and identifying evaluation methods.
This session will briefly cover the theory behind primary prevention and will focus on how to transform prevention efforts into impactful, long-term, community-driven efforts to prevent violence.