This session will teach participants the integral tools needed to enhance community coordination and collaboration. Participants will walk away with knowledge on five different approaches to coordinated community response to family violence and will have the opportunity to practice collaboration and coordination as a unit.
This training focuses on the recommendations from the Senate Bill 434 Task Force on the Intersections of Domestic Violence, Child Maltreatment and Child Exposure to Domestic Violence. It will explore how your program can build and strengthen community collaborations around these intersecting issues in your region. It will focus on national and statewide models and best practices for building resiliency and connection between survivors of family violence and their children, for strengthening advocacy for survivors of family violence and their children within the CPS system, and through avenues for working with perpetrators of family violence who are parents.
This training focuses on how programs can build and strengthen community alliances within the criminal and civil judicial systems. It focuses on national and statewide models and best practices for building resilient connections between agencies to strengthen advocacy for survivors throughout the community and promote victim safety. This training also offers an opportunity to discuss creative ways to overcome potential obstacles specific to your community.
This training equips advocates with the information they need to support survivors and their children involved in the child welfare system. It focuses on facilitating stronger working relationships between DFPS and family violence programs, reviews resources to support advocates working with survivor clients and highlights the changes within DFPS that aim to produce better outcomes for children and families.
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 explores the dynamics of sexual violence within an intimate partner relationship. Participants will receive information on the variety of tactics used within intimate partner sexual assault, including reproductive and sexual coercion. Participants will also learn best practices on how to screen clients for sexual abuse during the intake process.
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 training provides an overview of the dynamics of teen dating abuse and presents current best practices for prevention, including the use of multi-session education and comprehensive strategies to authentically engage youth. This training also focuses on methods, curricula, and tools that programs can use to deliver quality teen dating abuse prevention programming in their diverse communities.
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 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.