The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

GCADV Training and Events

Upcoming Events and Training

This is the 17th Annual Stop Violence Against Women Day (SVAWD) in Georgia. SVAWD brings together domestic violence and sexual assault advocates, system stakeholders, and community constituents from across the state of Georgia to rally together and speak to their elected officials about legislation that affects domestic violence and sexual assault victims. The event will begin at 8:00 AM. Breakfast will be served. Please note, that the church opens at 8 AM.  If you arrive prior to 8AM, you will have to wait outside.

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Please review the following preparation materials in advance of attending the event.

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GCADV Training

The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence offers a variety of trainings to domestic violence programs and other professionals to strengthen our state’s response to domestic violence and ensure that victims receive the best advocacy services possible.

GCADV 2016 Training Calendar

Board of Directors Training
Scheduled on request for GCADV Member Organizations; provided on-site or location of your choice and customized to your board’s needs!
Free to GCADV Members (trainer travel costs requested)

Educational Materials

GCADV offers member programs a variety of brochures, promotional items and library materials that are distributed statewide.  In some circumstances, GCADV can provide educational materials to members of the community for a fee.  Please call for details.

Additional Training Resources

The following link will take you to an excellent training on the intersection of domestic violence and pet abuse.  It covers some Americans with Disabilities laws related to pets in shelter.

The following link will take you to the online training,  “Dating Matters, Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention,” a 60-minute online training course.

Please check back soon for additional training recommendations.

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