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Wicomico Public Library Downtown Branch

122 S. Division Street

Salisbury, MD 21801

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5-Day Statewide Comprehensive Intimate Partner Violence Training for Advocates and Professionals (Wicomico County Fall 2018)

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

  • Day 1: Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 10:30 am to 6:30 pm in Meeting Room 1
  • Day 2: Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 10:30 am to 6:30 pm in Meeting Room 4
  • Day 3: Thursday, August 30, 2018 from 10:30 am to 6:30 pm in Meeting Room 4
  • Day 4: Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 10:30 am to 6:30 pm in Meeting Room 4
  • Day 5: Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 10:30 am to 6:30 pm in Meeting Room 4


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


How much is the training?

There is NO COST to attend this training!


What’s the content level for this training?

  • 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)


FAQs:

Are Social Work CEUs available?

Yes! 25 Category 1 Social Work CEUs are available.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 one month of the end of this 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?

Parking is available across the street from the library at 106 Circle Ave. The first 2 hours are free, every hour after that is $1. Free street parking is often available in the neighborhood.


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?

Food will not be provided. Please make prior arrangements.

Will printed handouts be available?

Yes, PowerPoints and handouts will be printed and available for participants.

What is your cancellation policy?

MNADV understands that sometimes life gets in the way. If you need to cancel your registration, please do so at least 48 hours in advance, as many of our trainings have a waitlist. Please cancel through Eventbrite or email aguthrie@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.


For any further questions or concerns, please contact Amber Guthrie, Project Director for The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence at aguthrie@mnadv.org.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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