Are you interested in advocacy or learning more as an allied professional?
Register for the Domestic Violence Core Competency Training today!
The YWCA Kitsap Domestic Violence Core Competency Training meets DSHS requirements in order to provide direct advocacy to DV clients. The training is also designed to increase knowledge and understanding of domestic violence dynamics.
Who should take this training?
• Anyone who needs to meet the pre-service domestic violence training requirements for advocates
• Allied professionals working with domestic violence survivors
The 30-Hour Domestic Violence Core Competency Training includes the following education:
(a) Theory and implementation of empowerment based advocacy;
(b) The history of the domestic violence movement;
(c) Active listening skills;
(d) Legal, medical, social service, and systems advocacy;
(e) Anti-oppression and cultural competency theory and practice; and ethics;
(g) Safety planning skills and barriers to safety;
(h) Planning, clarifying issues and options, and crisis intervention;
(i) Providing services and advocacy to individuals from culturally specific populations; and
(j) Policies and procedures of the domestic violence program.
YWCA Kitsap invites organizations and other professionals to present on subjects to give attendees the most relevant and current information. Presenters may include:
• Crime Victim Assistance Center
• Dispute Resolution Center
• Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office
• Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center
• Kitsap Sexual Assault Center
• Kitsap Strong
• Peninsula Community Health Services
• Scarlet Road
• Sound Mind Body Institute
• Suquamish Tribe Wellness Center
Due to COVID-19, all training dates are subject to change. Registrants will continue to receive updates via email and by phone.
Domestic Violence Core Competency Training Dates:
Thursday, January 23
Friday, January 24
Thursday, January 30
Friday, January 31
MAY 2020 (Canceled)
Friday, May 15
Saturday, May 16
Thursday, May 21
Friday, May 22
AUGUST 2020 (Virtual)
Thursday, August 20
Friday, August 21
Thursday, August 27
Friday, August 28
Thursday, September 3
Friday, September 4
Friday, November 13
Saturday, November 14
Thursday, November 19
Friday, November 20