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Allegany College of Maryland - Continuing Education Building, Training Room CE 8

12401 Willowbrook Rd

Cumberland, MD 21502

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5-Day Statewide Comprehensive Intimate Partner Violence Training for Advocates and Professionals (Allegany County)

All attendees must commit to attending all five days of the training in full:

  • Day 1: Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • Day 2: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • Day 3: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • Day 4: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • Day 5: Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Topics include:

  • Dynamics and Framework:
    • Anti-Oppression and Anti-Racist Framework
    • Domestic Violence Dynamics
    • Empowerment Advocacy
    • Trauma-Informed Care
    • Reducing and Preventing Vicarious Trauma and Burnout
    • Survivor-Centered Safety Planning
  • Underserved Survivors:
    • Immigrant Survivors
    • Culturally-Specific Communities
    • Faith-Based Communities
    • Gender Identity and Sexual Orientations
    • Older Adult Survivors
    • Survivors with Disabilities
  • Special Topics:
    • Primary Prevention
    • Abuse Intervention
    • Children and Teens who Have Been Exposed
    • Teen Dating Violence Survivors
    • Legal Aspects of Domestic Violence
    • Stalking


Who Should Attend?
Any professional that works directly with domestic violence survivors, their children, or abusers:

  • Domestic Violence Service Providers (Shelter Staff, Advocates, Therapists, Abuser Intervention Staff)
  • Government Social Service Employees (Adult Protective Services, Child Welfare, DHS, Supervised Visitation, Juvenile Services)
  • Law Enforcement (Patrol, Supervisors, Probation/Parole, Corrections)
  • Legal/Court (Attorneys, Victim-Witness Specialists, Judges, Clerks)
  • Education (K-12, Campus Disciplinary, Title IX, Faculty)
  • Community-Based (Substance Use Professionals, Immigration, Transitional Housing)
  • Health Care (Nurses, Physicians, Community Health Advocates, Mental Health Providers)
  • Faith/Religious Leaders


What’s the content level for this training?
Basic and Intermediate

  • Basic: For professionals just beginning their work with survivors, or who have not had much training on working with survivors. (0-2 years’ experience)
  • Intermediate: For professionals who have a basic understanding of best practices for working with survivors. (2-5 years’ experience)


Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Are Social Work CEUs available?
    • Yes! 25 Hours Category 1 Social Work CEUs are available.
  • How much are Social Work CEU’s?
    • Social Work CEUs are free if you are an Individual Member of MNADV, or you work or volunteer for an organization that is a Member of MNADV. The cost is $100 for non-members. Please bring payment via check or exact cash to the training. Learn more about the benefits of MNADV Membership here.
  • When will I receive my Certificate of Attendance or Social Work CEU?
    • We will make every effort to email you your CEU certificate within 2 weeks of the training. Please email Hiba Ahmed at hahmed@mnadv.org with questions.
  • I lost my CEU or Certificate. Can you re-send it?
    • Yes. Please email Hiba Ahmed at hahmed@mnadv.org.
  • Is parking available?
    • Yes – free parking is available on-site. Please do not park in the marked spaces.
  • Do I need to print the Eventbrite ticket?
    • No – once you receive a confirmation email, you are registered and do not need to print your ticket.
  • Is food available?
    • No, food will not be served, but a refrigerator, microwave, coffee, and tea will be available on-site.
  • Is this location handicap-accessible?
    • Yes, this location is accessible.
  • Will printed handouts be available?
    • Yes, PowerPoints and handouts will be printed and available for participants.
  • What is your cancellation policy?
    • If you need to cancel your registration, please do so at least 48 hours in advance, as many of our trainings have a waitlist. To cancel, please email hahmed@mnadv.org.
  • I can’t make it anymore, but my colleague can. Can this person take my place?
    • No - please cancel your registration and have your colleague register on their own so they receive any email instructions prior to the training.
  • What happens if there is inclement weather the day of the training?
    • In case of inclement weather, MNADV will reach out to registrants at least 24 hours in advance.

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Allegany College of Maryland - Continuing Education Building, Training Room CE 8

12401 Willowbrook Rd

Cumberland, MD 21502

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