YWCACC Trainings


In an effort to expand resources and information for community members and community based agencies, YWCA Clark County is offering four trainings in September that provide comprehensive information on domestic violence and supporting individuals experiencing or impacted by violence. Participants in trainings will gain knowledge about how to define domestic violence and understand its root causes, understand dynamics of stalking and challenge common myths. Specific training on marginalized communities and dynamics of domestic violence will also be offered as will training on Clark County based community resources that survivors often access.

Trainings will be offered at $15 per session or $50 for all four sessions.

  

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 101

This training introduces the root causes of domestic violence and how it can impact any individual regardless of socio-economic, religious, racial, ethnic,cultural, ability status, class, gender, or age group.

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 102

DV 102 defines intimate partner sexual violence (IPSV), presents its history, and its strong prevalence in our society. We will also discuss both short-term and long-term effects survivors of IPSV may experience.

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COMMUNITY RESOURCES FOR PROVIDERS

This training explores various resources in the Vancouver and Portland Metro Area that SafeChoice most frequently utilizes when working with survivors.

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & MARGINALIZED POPULATIONS

This training helps staff improve knowledge about and provide increased advocacy skills to serve domestic violence survivors from several marginalized populations.

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