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Johns Hopkins University School of Education

6740 Alexander Bell Drive

Columbia, MD 21046

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5-Day Statewide Comprehensive Intimate Partner Violence Training for Advocates and Professionals (Howard County - April/May 2019)

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

  • Day 1: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm *Please note that the first day of the training will be held at HopeWorks of Howard County, Training Room (9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite 100, Columbia, MD, 21046)
  • Day 2: Tuesday, May 7, 2019 from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, Room 211/212
  • Day 3: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, Room 211/212
  • Day 4: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, Room 218/219
  • Day 5: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, Room 218/219

Topics include:

  • Anti-Oppression and Anti-Racist Framework
  • Domestic Violence Dynamics
  • Survivor-Centered Advocacy
  • Primary Prevention
  • Abuse Intervention
  • Trauma-Informed Care
  • Safety Planning
  • Working with marginalized survivors (immigrant survivors, LGBTQ survivors, justice-involved survivors, etc.)
  • Working with survivors across the age spectrum (children through older adults)
  • Reducing and Preventing Vicarious Trauma and Burnout

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

  • Domestic Violence Service Providers (Shelter Staff, Advocates, Therapists, Abuse 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)


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 $125 ($5 per credit hour) for non-members. Please bring payment via check or exact cash to the training. Learn more about the benefits of MNADV Membership here.

Are CEUs available for non-social workers (LCPC, LPCC, LCMHC, etc.)?

MNADV is not pre-certified to offer CEUs for other disciplines. However, you are encouraged to individually reach out to your licensing board to inquire whether the CEU certificate from us for this particular training could count towards your licensure.

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?

Yes, ample, free parking is available on-site.

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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Johns Hopkins University School of Education

6740 Alexander Bell Drive

Columbia, MD 21046

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